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Please note that the Carl Hagemann archive have kindly notified us of the following additions to the history of this painting:
Ludwig Schames, Frankfurt.
Carl Hagemann, Frankfurt, by whom purchased in 1923 and thence by descent.
Galerie Grosshennig, Dusseldorf, 1953.
Buchholz Gallery (Curt Valentin), New York.
Guy A. Weill, Scarsdale, New York, by whom purchased circa 1954.
Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, by 1964.
Roman Norbert Ketterer, Campione.
Hans Ravenborg, by whom acquired from the above in January 1966.
Frankfurt, Stadelmuseum, The Hagemann Collection, 1948 (no catalogue published).
Freiburg, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, August - September 1951.
Essen, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, January - March 1964.
Hanover, Kunstverein, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, 1964, no. 64.