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Julien Levy Gallery, New York.
Gilbert Lély, Paris, by 1938.
Max Ernst, Sedona and Paris, by 1946.
By descent from the above to the present owners.
PROPERTY FROM THE FAMILY OF THE ARTIST
Exh. cat., Exposition internationale du Surréalisme, 1959-1960, Paris, 1959, p. 36 (first state illustrated).
A. Breton, Le Surréalisme et la peinture, Paris, 1965, p. 157 (first state illustrated; dated '1934').
Exh. brochure, Max Ernst: Works on Paper, New York, 1968 (illustrated).
Artforum, vol. XVI, May 1978, no. 9, p. 24 (illustrated).
W. Spies, S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1929-1938, Cologne, 1979, no. 2133, p. 291 (first state illustrated; dated '1934').
New York, Julien Levy Gallery, Max Ernst - Leonor Fini, November - December 1936, no. 10.
Philadelphia, Gimpel Galleries, Max Ernst: Surrealist Exhibition, January - February 1937, no. 2.
Paris, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Exposition internationale du Surréalisme, January - February 1938, no. 74.
London, Tate Gallery, Max Ernst: A Retrospective, February - April 1991, no. 171, pp. 201 & 381 (final state illustrated p. 201); this exhibition later travelled to Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, May - August 1991; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, August - November 2011; and Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, November 1991 - March 1992.