VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 27 March 1985, lot 182.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
D. Marchesseau, Marie Laurencin, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, vol. I, Tokyo, 1986, no. 808 (illustrated p. 328; with incorrect medium).