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Galeria Maeght, Barcelona.
Galeria Theo, Barcelona.
Private Collection (acquired from the above in 1989).
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2010.
Property from an Important Swiss Collection
M. Fernàndez-Braso, Conversaciones con Tàpies, Madrid 1981 (illustrated in colour, pp. 100-101).
C. Benincasa, M. Calvesi and V. Sgarbi, Tàpies. Opere dal 1946 al 1982, Venice 1982, no. 71 (illustrated in colour, p. 69).
A. Augustí, Tàpies, Obra Completa, 1976-1981, Barcelona 1995, no. 3727 (illustrated in colour, p. 285).
Barcelona, Galeria Maeght, Tàpies. Obra recent, 1981, no. 30 (illustrated in colour).
Madrid, Galeria Theo, Tàpies. Obras 1956-1985, 1986, no. 15 (illustrated in colour).
Barcelona, Galeria Theo, Tàpies. Matèries i grans formats 1962-1979, 1987.