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(probably) Léon Clapisson, Paris, by whom acquired from the artist.
Boussod & Valadon, Paris, circa 1890.
Jules Chavasse, Sète, by whom acquired from the above in May 1891.
Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, circa 1910.
Martin A. Reyerson, Chicago, by whom acquired from the above in 1923. The Art Institute of Chicago (on loan from the above, 1924-1933), and then accessioned in 1933 (no. 1933.1120) and deaccessioned in 1948.
E. & A. Silberman Gallery, New York, by whom acquired from the above in June 1948.
Alex, Reid & Lefevre, Ltd., London, by 1950.
Herbert Wilcox, New York, until 1953.
Sam Salz, Inc., New York.
Mr and Mrs William Goetz, Los Angeles, circa 1958.
Private collection, Japan, by 1989.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 5 May 1998, lot 29 ($2,862,500). Private collection, Europe.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
(probably) The artist's notebook, circa 1888-1890.
(probably) R. Huyghe, Le Carnet de Paul Gauguin, Paris, 1952, p. 225.
G. Wildenstein, Paul Gauguin, vol. I, Paris, 1964, no. 276 (illustrated p. 103).
J. Rewald, 'Theo Van Gogh, Goupil and the Impressionists', in Gazette des Beaux-Arts, January - February 1973, pp. 78 and 91.
D. Wildenstein, Gauguin: Premier itinéraire d'un sauvage, catalogue de l'oeuvre peint (1873-1888), vol. II, Paris, 2001, no. 283, p. 395 (illustrated p. 394 and detail p. 427).
Paris, Bernheim-Jeune, La Faune, December 1910, no. 80.
Paris, Bernheim-Jeune, L'Eau, June - July 1911, no. 19.
New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, 1926.
Chicago, The Art Institute, A Century of Progress, Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture Lent from American Collections, June - November 1933, no. 365 (titled 'Village Turkeys').
London, Alex, Reid & Lefevre, Ltd., 19th Century Masterpieces, 1950.
Los Angeles, University of California Art Galleries, California Collects: North and South, January - February 1958, no. 35 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, March - April 1958.
Chicago, The Art Institute, Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, February - March 1959, no. 9 (titled 'Landscape with Turkeys'); this exhibition later travelled to New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, April - May 1959.