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Otto Stangl, Munich.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; sale, Sotheby's, London, 30 June 1964, lot 1.
Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
Falck Collection, Milan.
A gift from the above to the father of the present owner in the 1970s.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
The Artist's Handlist, vol. I, no. 59.
W. Grohmann, Wassily Kandinsky: Leben und Werk, Cologne, 1958, p. 343 (illustrated no. 549, p. 395; incorrect date given).
H.K. Roethel & J.K. Benjamin, Kandinsky, Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, vol. I, 1900-1915, London, 1982, no. 90 (illustrated p. 115).
Brussels, Palais des Beaux Arts, 45 Paintings from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, 1957-1958; this exhibition later travelled to Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne, London, Tate Gallery, Lyon, Palais Saint-Pierre, Oslo, Kunstnernes Hus and Rome, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna.