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Galerie Simon (Daniel-Henri Kahnweiler), Paris.
Roger Furse, London.
B.C. Holland Inc., Chicago.
E.V. Thaw & Co., Inc., New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, March 1966.
Claude-Ruiz Picasso has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Property from an Important American Collection
M. Jadot, Picasso, Drawings from 1900, New York, pl. 132 (illustrated).
The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture: The Fifties I 1950-1955, San Francisco, 2000, p. 146, no. 53-095 (illustrated).
London, The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), Picasso, 1938-1953, May 1954, no. 23 (illustrated).
Frankfurt, Kunstverein, Picasso, 150 Zeichnungen von 7 Jahrzehnten, May-July 1965, pl. 110 (illustrated).
Art Institute of Chicago, Picasso in Chicago: Paintings, Drawings and Prints from Chicago Collections, February-March 1968, no. 97 (illustrated).
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, 20th Century Drawings from Chicago Collections, September-November 1973.
Art Institute of Chicago, Master Drawings by Picasso, April-June 1981.