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Théo Léger, Brussels, by 1944.
Claude Spaak, Choisel.
Sidney Janis, New York, by 1948.
Mr & Mrs Maurice E. Culberg, Chicago.
Art Institute of Chicago (inv. no. 5173), a gift from the above.
Sold by the Art Institute of Chicago
R. Dupierreux, 'Paul Delvaux, peintre de rêve', in Le soir, Brussels, 8 January 1945, p. 2.
A. Eggermont, 'Les arts plastiques', in Le Thyrse, Brussels, 15 February 1945, p. 52.
R. Gaffe, Paul Delvaux ou les rêves éveillés, Brussels, 1945 (illustrated pl. 14).
Horizon, vol. XIII, no. 73, London, January 1946 (illustrated opposite p. 32).
E. Langui, 'Het schandaal Delvaux', in Kroniek van Kunst en Kultuur, vol. 8, no. 2, Amsterdam, 1947, p. 54.
C. Spaak, Paul Delvaux, Antwerp 1948, p. 10 (illustrated pl. 9).
E. Langui, Paul Delvaux, Venice, 1949, p. 13 (illustrated pl. XXII).
'Chicago's Fabulous Collectors: Art Institute Announces It Will Get Treasures from Their Homes', in Life, vol. 33, no. 17, New York, 27 October 1952, p. 97 (illustrated; titled 'The Sirens').
The Atlantic Monthly, Boston, vol. 193, no. 4, April 1954, no. 4, p. 149 (illustrated).
P. Dewalhens, Delvauxiana, Paris, 1955.
P.A. de Bock, 'Bij een tentoostelling te Oostende: Paul Delvaux pictor', in De Periscoop, Brussels, July - August 1962, no. 9-10, p. 2.
P.A. de Bock, 'Paul Delvaux pictor', in exh. cat., Paul Delvaux, Ostend, 1962.
S. Houbart-Wilkin, 'Paul Delvaux, peintre surréaliste ou classique de la surréalité', in exh. cat., Paul Delvaux, Liège, 1962, p. 5.
Het Belang van Limburg, Hasselt, 27 December 1963 (illustrated).
Sexologia-lexikon, Geneva, 1963, p. 94.
P.A. de Bock, Paul Delvaux: Der Mensch, der Maler, Hamburg, 1965, p. 43 (illustrated pl. 16).
P.A. de Bock, Paul Delvaux, Brussels, 1967, pp. 115 & 291 (illustrated pl. 51; with incorrect medium).
P. Demol, 'Lettre: septembre 1967', in P.A. de Bock, Paul Delvaux, Brussels, 1967, p. 284.
J.P. Hodin, 'Surrealism', in Encyclopedia of World Art, vol. XIII, New York, 1967, no. 729.
P. Poirer, 'Le maître Delvaux au Musée d'Ixelles', in L'Eventail, Brussels, 24 November 1967.
S. Houbart-Wilkin, 'De tekenkunst van Paul Delvaux', in exh. cat., Paul Delvaux tekeningen, Rotterdam, 1968.
Jardin des arts, Paris, May 1969 (illustrated on the cover).
Kwik, Brussels, 12-18 June 1969 (detail illustrated).
E. Langui, 'Le monde de Paul Delvaux', in exh. cat., Rétrospective Paul Delvaux, Paris, 1969.
W.S. Rubin, Dada and Surrealist Art, London, 1969, no. 332, pp. 315 & 481 (illustrated fig. 332, p. 318).
J. Meuris, 7 dialogues avec Paul Delvaux accompagnés de 7 lettres imaginaires, Paris, 1971, pp. 23-25 & 28.
A. Terrasse, Paul Delvaux, Paris, 1972, p. 13 (illustrated pp. 14-15; titled 'Mermaids' Village').
A. Terrasse & J. Saucet, Paul Delvaux, Berlin, 1972 (illustrated pp. 14-15 & detail illustrated on the cover).
J. Vovelle, Le surréalisme en Belgique, Brussels, 1972, p. 187.
Y. Inoue & S. Takashina, 'Le surréalisme', in Les grands maîtres de la peinture moderne, vol. 22, Tokyo, 1973, p. 122 (illustrated pl. 52).
F.C. Legrand, 'Introduction', in exh. cat., Painters of the Mind's Eye: Belgian Symbolists and Surrealists, New York & Houston, 1974, p. 17.
M. Butor, J. Clair & S. Soubart-Wilkin, Delvaux, Brussels, 1975, no. 115, p. 194 (illustrated; with incorrect medium).
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paul Delvaux, December 1944 - January 1945, no. 26 (illustrated).
London, Redfern Gallery, Paul Delvaux, April - May 1946.
New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, 5th Anniversary Exhibition, September - October 1953, no. 9 (illustrated).
Mechelen, Cultuurcentrum, L'oeuvre d'art à la portée de tous, March - April 1960, p. 14 (illustrated; titled 'Le golfe du village d'amour'); this exhibition later travelled to Verviers, Musée des Beaux-Arts, April - May 1960.
New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, 25 Years of Janis, October - November 1973, no. 29 (illustrated).