Anon. sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 3 December 1975, lot C.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 27 June 2002, lot 351.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Please note the correct details are:
signed and dated 'Marc Chagall 945' (lower right)
Please note the correct dimensions are:
25 3/8 x 19¾ in. (64.5 x 52 cm.)
L. Degand, Chagall Peintures 1942-1945, Paris, 1947, pl. 13 (illustrated in color; titled La Queue des Sirènes).
R. Maritain, Chagall ou l'Orage Enchanté, Geneva, 1948, p. 167 (illustrated).
F. Meyer, Marc Chagall, Life and Work, New York, 1957, p. 758, no. 767 (illustrated, p. 685).