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Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Galerie Melki, Paris (no. 270).
Galería Theo, Madrid, by 1975.
Private collection, by whom acquired from the above in 1978; Christie’s, London, The Art of the Surreal, 23 June 2010, lot 54 (£5,193,250).
Private collection, London, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Please note that the medium of this work is acrylic on canvas, and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
J.J. Sweeney, Joan Miró, Barcelona, 1970, p. 210 (illustrated).
M. Tapié, Joan Miró, Milan, 1970, no. 135 (illustrated).
P. Gimferrer, Miró: colpir sense nafrar, Barcelona, 1978, no. 122, p. 128 (illustrated).
R.M. Malet, Joan Miró, Barcelona, 1983, no. 99 (illustrated).
W. Erben, Joan Miró, Cologne, 1988, p. 189 (illustrated).
J. Punyet Miró & G. Lolivier, Miró, le peintre aux étoiles, Paris, 1993, p. 102 (illustrated).
J. Dupin & A. Lelong-Mainaud, Joan Miró, Catalogue raisonné, vol. IV, Paintings, 1959-1968, Paris, 2002, no. 1292, p. 229 (illustrated).
Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Joan Miró, July - September 1968, no. 133 (illustrated).
Barcelona, Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu, Joan Miró, November 1968 - January 1969, no. 137 (illustrated p. 36).
Munich, Haus der Kunst, Joan Miró, 1969, no. 102 (illustrated).
Madrid, Galerie Theo, Gran Formato, January - February 1976, no. 12 (illustrated).
Madrid, Galerie Theo, Joan Miró, May - June 1978 (illustrated as the frontispiece).
Madrid, Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Tesoros de las colecciones particulares madrileñas: pintura y escultura contemporáneas, February - March 1989.