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Private collection, Switzerland, a gift from the artist to the father of the present owner in the early 1950s.
PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR
V. Monnier & J. Clair, Balthus, Catalogue Raisonné of the Complete Works, Paris, 1999, no. D 660, p. 255 (illustrated).
Lausanne, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Balthus, May - August 1993.
Martigny, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Balthus, 100e anniversaire, June - November 2008, no. 125, p. 248 (illustrated pp. 182 & 217).