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Sam Salz, Paris and New York.
Galerie Le Centaure, Brussels.
Walter Schwarzenberg, Brussels; his sale, Galerie Georges Giroux, Brussels, 1 February 1932, lot 85.
Mrs Wilhelm Barth-Vidal, Basel.
Kunsthalle, Basel (inventory no. 258.ST.O.27), a gift from the above in 1934.
Württemberg Kunstverein, Württemberg (no. 243), on loan from the above.
PROPERTY OF THE BASLER KUNSTVEREIN, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE RENOVATION OF THE KUNSTHALLE BASEL, SWITZERLAND
X. Tricot, James Ensor, Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, vol. II, 1902-1941, Antwerp, 1992, no. 526 (illustrated p. 392).
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, L'Art vivant en Europe, April - May 1931, no. 154.
London, Leicester Galleries, Paintings, drawings and etchings by James Ensor, June - July 1936, no. 85.
Basel, Kunsthalle, James Ensor, June - August 1963, no. 85; this exhibition later travelled to Münster, Landesmuseum, August - September 1963.
Stuttgart, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Ensor, ein Maler aus der späten 19 Jahrhundert, March - May 1972, no. 65.
London, Hayward Gallery, Objects of Desire, The Modern Still Life, October 1997 - January 1998; this exhibition later travelled to New York, Museum of Modern Art, May - August 1997.
Aargau, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Das goldene Gedächnis der Malerei, August - November 2000.