Private collection, Japan, by 1954; sale, Christie's, New York, 7 November 2002, lot 118.
Private collection, New York, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
K. Berger, Odilon Redon: Phantasie und Farbe, Cologne, 1964, no. 354a, p. 208.
K. Berger, 'Odilon Redon dans les collections japonaises', in L'Œil, no. 132, Paris, December 1965, p. 33 (illustrated fig. 8).
Bijutsu-Techo, Tokyo, January 1968, p. 167 (illustrated).
M. Kuroe, 'Odilon Redon dans les collections japonaises', in Bulletin annuel du Musée National d'Art Occidental, no. III, Tokyo, 1969, no. 11, p. 12 (illustrated).
Donation, Paris, 1984-1985, cited under no. 23.
A. Wildenstein, Odilon Redon: Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre peint et dessiné, vol. I, Portraits et figures, Paris, 1992, no. 522, p. 207 (illustrated).
Tokyo, Galerie Kyuryudo, Odilon Redon, 1954.
Kyoto, Municipal Museum of Art, Exposition des chefs-d'œuvre occidentaux, February - March 1957.
Kamakura, Kanagawa Museum of Modern Art, Odilon Redon, September - November 1973, no. 22, p. 32 (illustrated pl. 22); this exhibition later travelled to Nagoya, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, October - November 1973.
Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art, Odilon Redon, March - May 1989, no. 171, p. 147 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Kobe, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, May - June 1989; and Nagoya, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, July 1989.