M. Ernst, Propos et Présence, Paris 1959, p. 18.
W. Spies, S. & G. Metken, Max Ernst, Werke 1954-1963, Cologne 1998, no. 3223 (illustrated p. 93).
E. Trier, Schriften zu Max Ernst, Cologne 1993, pp. 62 & 169.
Paris, Galerie Creuzevault, Max Ernst, January-February 1958.
London, The Mayor Gallery, Max Ernst, April 1959, no. 13.
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Max Ernst, March-May 1961, no. 132 (illustrated p. 48; loan no. 61.212). This exhibition later travelled to Chicago, The Art Institute, June-July 1961 and London, Tate Gallery, September-October 1961, no. 177.
Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Max Ernst, December 1962-March 1963, no. 104. This exhibition later travelled to Zurich, Kunsthaus, March-April 1963.