Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Victor and Sally Ganz, New York, 1966
Their sale; Christie's, New York, 10 November 1997, lot 4
Private collection, New York
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 2002, lot 17
Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York
Private collection, Switzerland
By descent from the above to the present owner
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
F. Kappler, "Dante," Life, vol. 59, no. 25, 17 December 1965, pp. 45-49 (illustrated in color).
D. G. Seckler, "The Artist Speaks: Robert Rauschenberg," Art in America, vol. 54, no. 3, May-June 1966, pp. 72-73, 75, 77 and 82-84 (studio view illustrated).
U. Mulas and A. Solomon, New York: The New Art Scene, Milan, 1967, pp. 242-247 (studio view illustrated).
T. W. Hardy, Allusion and Self-Portraiture in Robert Rauschenberg’s Dante Illustrations, Washington, D.C., 1985, p. 165, fig. 50 (illustrated).
M. L. Kotz, Rauschenberg: Art & Life, New York, 1990, p. 169.
M. FitzGerald, ed., A Life of Collecting: Victor and Sally Ganz, New York, 1997, pp. 154 and 156-157 (illustrated in color).
D. Apel, Imagery of Lynching: Black Men, White Women, and the Mob, New Brunswick, 2004, pp. 193-194, pl. 8 (illustrated in color).
H. Ikegami, The Great Migrator: Robert Rauschenberg and the Global Rise of American Art, Cambridge, 2010, pp. 204 and 208-211 (illustrated in color).
G. Smith, "Rauschenberg, Dante, Kennedy, and Space Exploration," Source: Notes in the History of Art, vol. 35, no. 3, Spring 2016, pp. 258-267.
G. Smith, "Rauschenberg's Modern Infernos for Life Magazine," Visual Resources, vol. 32, no. 1-2, March-June 2016, pp. 145-168, fig. 1A, 1B and 2 (illustrated in color and studio view illustrated).
Robert Rauschenberg, exh. cat., New York, Museum of Modern Art, 2016, p. 179, pl. 143 (illustrated in color).
New York, Bianchini Gallery and Cincinnati, Contemporary Arts Center, Master Drawings: Pissarro to Lichtenstein, January-February 1966, n.p., pl. 19 (detail illustrated).
Philadelphia, Peale House Galleries, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Robert Rauschenberg, March-April 1968, no. 1.
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Twentieth-Century American Drawing: Three Avant-Garde Generations, January-March 1976, p. 93, no. 158.
New York, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, Master Drawings of the Twentieth Century, May-June 1998, pp. 70-71, no. 30 (illustrated in color).
New York, Barbara Mathes Gallery, Heaven & Hell, April-June 2003.