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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in August 1966.
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTOR
ed. D. Sylvester, René Magritte, catalogue raisonné: Oil Paintings, Objects and Bronzes, 1949-1967, vol. III, no. 1045, (illustrated p. 434).
Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot, Magritte: cent cinquante oeuvres; première vue mondiale de ses sculptures, January-February 1968, no. 112.
Brussels, Galerie Isy Brachot, Rétrospective René Magritte dans les collections privées, January-March, 1988, no. B343, (illustrated in colour p. 162).