VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Countess Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt, Rome, by whom acquired from the artist.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 1980, lot 243.
R. Descharnes & G. Néret, Salvador Dalí, 1904-1989, The Paintings, 1904-1946, vol. I, Cologne, 1993, no. 499, p. 223 (illustrated).
Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Salvador Dalí, May - July 1989, no. 151 (illustrated, dated 'circa 1937'); this exhibition later travelled to Zurich, Kunsthaus, August - October 1989, no. 151.