Nell Walden, Bad Schinznach (by 1928); sale, Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett, 26 November 1954, lot 1551.
Marlborough Gallery, London.
Alex and Rita K. Hillman, New York (acquired from the above, 1955).
Gift from the above to the present owner, 16 October 1968.
Property from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation
G. Apollinaire, Montjoie, 18 March 1913, p. 4 (illustrated).
A. Flechtheim, Fernand Léger, Berlin, 1928, no. 57.
G. Franke, Wege abstrakter Malerei, Munich, 1929, no. 35.
H.L.F., 'Alex L. Hillman: Courbet to Dubuffet,' in Art News, October 1959, p. 34 (illustrated, p. 33).
A.Z. Rudenstine, The Guggenheim Museum Collection: Painting 1880-1945, New York, 1976, vol. 2, pp. 459-460, no. 2 (illustrated, p. 458).
E. Braun, Manet to Matisse: The Hillman Family Collection, Seattle and London, 1994, p. 94, no. 26 (illustrated in color, p. 95).
Paris, Salon des Indépendants, 1913.
Berlin, Galerie Alfred Flechtheim, Fernand Léger, February-March 1928, no. 57.
Munich, Galerie Günther Franke Graphisches Kabinett, Wege abstrakter Malerei, December 1929-January 1930, no. 35.
Bern, Berner Kunstmuseum, Der Sturm, Sammlung Nell Walden aus den Jahren 1912-1920, October 1944-March 1945, no. 336.
Kunthaus Zurich, Sammlung Nell Walden und Dr. Othmar Huber: Expressionisten, Kubisten, Futuristen, May-June 1945, no. 105.
Kunthalle Basel, Francis Picabia: Sammlung Nell Walden, January-February 1946, no. 230.
Stockholm, Des Riksforbundet for bildande Konst, Wanderausstellung 132: Der Sturm, Samling Nell Walden, Expressionister, Futurister, Kubister, 1954, no. 50.
Laramie, The Universtiy of Wyoming Art Center, The Hillman Collection, 1972.
Jacksonville Art Museum and Corpus Christi, Art Museum of South Texas, The Alex Hillman Collection, October 1973-January 1974, no. 14 (illustrated).
Phoenix Art Museum, Selections from the Alex Hillman Collection, January-February 1975.
Chicago, The Smart Art Gallery, The University of Chicago, Five Works by Modern French Painters from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, October-December 1975.
Roslyn, Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Modern Masters: Paintings and Drawings from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, December 1977-February 1978, no. 16 (illustrated).
New York, Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University and Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Cézanne/Léger, February-December 1980.
Austin, University of Texas; Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Museum of Art; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Museum of Art; Hunstville Museum of Art; St. Petersberg, Museum of Art; Lawrence, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas; Huntington Gallery; Little Rock, Arkansas Art Center; Williamsburg, Joseph and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary and Ames, Brunnier Gallery and Museum, Iowa State University, Selections from the Collection of the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, January 1979-November 1985.
The Brooklyn Museum, Exhibition of Works from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, February 1986-January 1987.
The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Modern Masters: French Art from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation Collection, June-August 1988.
Phoenix, The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Paintings and Drawings from the Alex Hillman Family Foundation, December 1991-May 1992.
Wolfsburg, Kunstmuseum and Basel, Kunstmuseum, Fernand Léger 1911-1924: The Rhythm of Modern Life, May-November 1994, p. 246, no. 83 (illustrated in color, p. 84).
New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, New York Collects: Drawings and Watercolors 1900-1950, May-August 1999.
Charlottesville, University of Virginia Art Museum and Cambridge, Fogg Art Museum, Fernand Léger: Contrast of Forms, January-June 2007, p. 28, no. 2 (illustrated, p. 29).