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Henry Roland, 1948, and by descent to Saskia Roland.
Her sale; Sotheby's, London, 29 November 1989, lot 203, where purchased by the present owner.
Exhibition catalogue, Henry Moore, Sculptures et Dessins, Paris, Orangerie des Tuilleries, 1977, p. 157, no. 28, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Henry Moore Early Carvings 1920-1940, Leeds, City Art Galleries, 1982, p. 79, no. 38, illustrated.
D. Sylvester (ed.), Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture: 1921-48, Vol. 1, London, 1988, p. 11, no. 184.
York, City Art Gallery, Henry Roland Collection, March 1950, no. 32: this exhibition travelled to Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Hatton Gallery, April - May; Leicester, City Museum and Art Gallery, June - July; and Brighton, Art Gallery, September.
London, International Faculty of Arts, Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, 1952, no. 147, as ‘Reclining Woman’.
Montreal, Museum of Fine Arts, British Council, Henry Moore: an Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings, October 1955, no. 25: this exhibition travelled to Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, November - December 1955; Toronto, Art Gallery, January - February 1956; Winnipeg, Art Gallery Association, March - April 1956; Vancouver, Art Gallery, May - June 1956; Auckland, City Art Gallery; Dunedin, Public Art Gallery; Christchurch, Canterbury Society of Arts; Wellington, National Art Gallery of New Zealand; Port Elisabeth, King George VI Art Gallery; Salisbury, Rhodes National Gallery; Johannesburg, Art Gallery; and Bulawayo, National Museum.
Paris, Orangerie des Tuilleries, Henry Moore, Sculptures et Dessins, May - August 1977, no. 28, numbered 2/9.
London, Geffrye Museum, Works by Henry Moore, Josef Herman and Philip Sutton, June 1964, no. 3, another cast exhibited.
Leeds, City Art Galleries, Henry Moore Early Carvings 1920-1940, November 1982 - January 1983, no. 38.
Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, on loan 1975-1988.