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The artist's estate.
Ernst Schwitters, Lysaker, by whom inherited from the above in 1948.
Marlborough Fine Art, London (no. LOS 5376), by whom acquired from the above in 1968.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, by 1971.
PROPERTY BELONGING TO THE ESTATE OF MS BETSY WASHINGTON WHITING
K. Orchard & I. Schulz (eds.), Kurt Schwitters, Catalogue raisonné, vol. II, 1923-1936, Hanover, no. 1135 (illustrated p. 57).
London, Marlborough Fine Art, Kurt Schwitters 1887-1948, March - April 1963, no. 83; this exhibition later travelled to Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum and Kölnischer Kunstverein, October - November 1963, no. 84; Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans-van Beuningen, January - March 1964; Milan, Toninelli Arte Moderna, April - May 1964; Rome, Marlborough Galleria d'Arte, April - May 1964.
Baltimore, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Rembrandt to Rivers, October - December 1971.