Purchased directly from the artist by P. Otten, thence by descent.
Please note that with this lot will be sold the book with the poem on the painting as mentioned in the catalogue. The book is an original and numbered issue with a cover designed by Jan Toorop
A. Mankes-Zernike and R.N. Roland-Holst, Jan Mankes, Wassenaar 1928, p. 61
P. Otten, Schaduwen (verzen), Rotterdam 1936, p. 53
Utrecht, Utrechtse kunsthandel, Eere-tentoonstelling Jan Mankes, 24 February 1923 - 24 March 1923, cat.no. 123
Amsterdam, Museum Willet Holthuysen, Tentoonstelling van eenige werken van Jan Mankes, summer 1933, cat.no. 55
Utrecht, Centraal Museum, Herdenkingstentoonstelling Jan Mankes, 10 December 1949 - 14 January 1950, cat.no. 45