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Galerie Kahnweiler, Paris (no. 2211), by whom acquired from the artist in 1914.
John Quinn, New York; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 28 October 1926, lot 55.
Galerie Bing, Paris.
Mme J. Rückstuhl, Küssnacht am Rigi.
Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne.
Jos Hessel, Paris.
André Lefèvre, Paris; sale, Palais Galliera, Paris, 25 November 1965, lot 8.
Jacques Koerfer, Bern and Ascona, and thence by descent to the present owner.
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
The John Quinn Collection of Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings & Sculpture, 1870-1925, Huntington, NY, 1926, p. 10 (illustrated pl. 65).
Cahiers d'Art, no. 8, Paris, 1926 (illustrated p. 218).
Cahiers d'Art, nos. 5-6, Paris, 1933 (illustrated).
C. Zervos, Histoire de l'art contemporain, Paris, 1938 (illustrated p. 240).
D. Cooper, Juan Gris, ou le Goût du Solennel, Geneva, 1949 (illustrated pl. 5).
V. Lindsay, ed., Auge und Vision: die Sammlung Jacques Koerfer, Bern, 1972, no. 28 (illustrated).
D. Cooper, Juan Gris: Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint, vol. I, Paris, 1977, no. 93, p. 150 (illustrated p. 151).
J.A. Gaya Nuño, Juan Gris, Barcelona, 1984, no. 288, p. 243 (illustrated p. 212).
A. Butterfield, The Jacques Koerfer Collection, London, 1999, p. 108 (illustrated p. 52).
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Autour de 1900, 1950, no. 92 (illustrated).
Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Le Cubisme: 1907-1914, January - April 1953, no. 175, p. 56.
Bern, Kunstmuseum, Juan Gris, October 1955 - January 1956, no. 18.
Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Collection Andre´ Lefe'vre, March - April 1964, no. 110, p. 24 (illustrated).
London, Tate Gallery, The Essential Cubism: Braque, Picasso & Their Friends, 1907-1920, April - July 1983, no 68, p. 158 (illustrated p. 159).