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Edward James, West Dean, West Sussex; his estate sale, Christie's at West Dean, 5 June 1986, lot 1624.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Exh. cat., Los Dalís de Dalí: Colección del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Mexico City, 1990, p. 34 (illustrated).
R. Descharnes & G. Néret, Salvador Dalí, The Paintings, vol. I, 1904-1946, Cologne, 2004, no. 709, p. 316 (illustrated p. 317).
Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation, ed., Salvador Dalí, Online Catalogue raisonné of paintings (1910-1964), no. 478 (illustrated; accessed 2016).
Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie, Salvador Dalí 1904-1989, May - July 1989, no. 203, p. 259 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Zurich, Kunsthaus, August - October 1989.
Liverpool, Tate Gallery, Salvador Dalí: A Mythology, October 1998 - January 1999, no. 39, p. 105 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to St Petersburg, Florida, Salvador Dalí Museum, March - May 1999.
London, Royal Academy of Arts, Paris, Capital of the Arts 1900-1968, January - April 2002, no. 146, p. 223 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum, May - September 2002.
Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Dalí: La retrospettiva del centenario, September 2004 - January 2005, no. 189, p. 311 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to The Philadelphia Museum of Art, February - May 2005.