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Jacqueline Picasso, Mougins.
Private collection, by whom acquired from the above in 1978.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the early 2000s.
D.D. Duncan, L'atelier silencieux, Paris, 1976, pp. 8-9, 65 & 67-68 (illustrated; illustrated again on the cover).
D.D. Duncan, Picassos letztes Selbstporträt: Sein Atelier, Notre-Dame de Vie, Munich, 1977, pp. 8-9, 65 & 67-68 (illustrated; illustrated again on the cover).
D.D. Duncan, Viva Picasso: A Centennial Celebration 1881-1981, New York, 1980, p. 107 (illustrated in situ at Picasso's studio in Notre-Dame-de-Vie, Mougins).
W. Spies & C. Piot, exh. cat., Picasso: Das plastische Werk, Berlin & Dusseldorf, 1983, no. 572A-2, p. 398 (the verso illustrated p. 363; catalogued as painted copper).
E. Quinn & P. Daix, Picasso avec Picasso, Paris, 1987, p. 269 (illustrated).
C. Casorali, E. Di Martini, V. Sanzo & M. Vescova, Picasso: Le espressioni di un genio, Milan, 1990, p. 70 (illustrated).
Cimaise, vol. 38, nos. 212-213, June - August 1991, p. 65 (illustrated).
L. Clergue, Picasso, mon ami, Paris, 1993 (illustrated in situ at Picasso's studio in Notre-Dame-de-Vie, Mougins).
W. Spies & C. Piot, 'Catalogue raisonné des sculptures', in exh. cat., Picasso Sculpture, Paris, 2000, p. 418, no. 572A-2 (the verso illustrated p. 347; catalogued as painted copper).
Paris, Centre Culturel du Marais, Picasso: La pièce à musique de Mougins, October 1982, no. 70, p. 1968 (illustrated p. 157).
Nîmes, Musée Archéologique, Picasso, Nîmes, July 1983, p. 40 (illustrated) .
Nice, Galerie Sapone, Picasso, June - July 1986, no. 34 (illustrated).
Balingen, Stadthalle, Pablo Picasso: Portrait, Figurine, Skulptur, June - August 1989, p. 157 (illustrated; titled 'Taube').
Luxembourg, Musée National d'Histoire et d'Art, L'école de Paris 1945-1964, December 1998 - February 1999 (illustrated; catalogued as painted copper).
Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Picasso Sculpteur, June - September 2000, no. 253bis, p. 442.