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Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, by 1929.
Galerie Le Portique [Marcelle Berr de Turique], Paris, by 1933, until at least 1948.
André Rottembourg-Roncey, Paris, by 1950.
Guy Roncey, Paris, by 1960.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 5 November 1981, lot 249.
Acquired by the present owner in 1982.
P. Fierens, Marc Chagall, Paris, 1929 (illustrated pl. 32; titled 'Hommage à La Tour Eiffel').
L. Venturi, Marc Chagall, New York, 1945, p. 36 (illustrated pl. 30; titled 'Lovers at the Eiffel Tower').
'Chagall: He Paints a World of Charming Fantasy', in Life Magazine, 5 May 1947, p. 58 (illustrated; titled 'Homage to the Eiffel Tower').
I. Kloomok, Marc Chagall: His Life and Work, New York, 1951, p. 33 (titled 'Lovers of the Eiffel Tower').
L. Venturi, Chagall, New York, 1956, pp. 67 & 121 (illustrated p. 66; titled 'The Lovers of the Eiffel Tower').
F. Meyer, Marc Chagall: Life and Work, New York, 1963, pp. 369 & 743 (illustrated p. 371; titled 'Bride and Groom with Eiffel Tower').
A. Pieyre des Mandiargues, Chagall, Paris, 1974, no. 34, pp. 90 & 205 (illustrated p. 60; titled 'the Bride and Groom of the Eiffel Tower').
C. Sorlier, ed., Chagall by Chagall, New York, 1979, no. 111, p. 116 (illustrated; titled 'the Bride and Groom of the Eiffel Tower').
C. Bourniquel, 'The Master of the Imaginary', in Homage to Chagall: Special Issue of the XXe Siècle Review, New York, 1982, pp. 72-73 (detail illustrated; titled 'The Newlyweds of the Tour Eiffel').
Exh. cat., Marc Chagall: Oeuvres sur papier, Paris, 1984, p. 197 (illustrated fig. 74).
Basel, Kunsthalle, Marc Chagall, November - December 1933, no. 59, p. 15.
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Marc Chagall, 1946, no. 36, p. 88 (titled 'Homage to the Eiffel Tower'); this exhibition later travelled to Chicago, Art Institute.
Paris, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Marc Chagall, October - December 1947, no. 33; this exhibition later travelled to Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Chagall, December 1947 - January 1948, no. 30, p. 14.
London, Tate Gallery, Marc Chagall: An Exhibition of Paintings, Prints, Book Illustrations and Theatre Designs, 1908-1947, February 1948, no. 34, p. 8 (titled 'Homage to the Eiffel Tower').
Zurich, Kunsthaus, Marc Chagall, December 1950 - January 1951, no. 42, p. 14.
Bern, Kunsthalle, Chagall, February - March 1951, no. 41, p. 2 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Plaisir de France, 1951, no. 33.
Paris, Galerie André Weil, Chefs-d’œvre des collections particulières, June - July 1958, no. 13 (titled 'Les fiancés de la Tour Eiffel').
Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Marc Chagall, June - October 1959, no. 106, p. 292 (illustrated).
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Cent tableaux des collections privées de Bonnard à De Staël, 1960, no. 15.
Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris vu par les maîtres de Corot à Utrillo, March - May 1961, no. 15, p. 14 (illustrated pl. 15).
London, Marlborough Gallery, Masters of the 19th and 20th Centuries, 1972, no. 7 (illustrated).
Tokyo, Musée des Beaux-Arts du Bunkamura, Chagall, October - November 1989, no. 83, pp. 126-127 & 208 (illustrated p. 126); this exhibition later travelled to Ibaraki, Kasama Nichido Museum, December 1989 - January 1990; and Nagoya, City Art Museum, January - March 1990.