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Jacques Doucet, Neuilly-sur-Seine, and thence by descent until at least 1930.
Galerie Rive Droite, Paris.
Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.
E.J. Power, London, by whom acquired from the above in 1959.
Waddington Galleries, London.
Acquired from the above by Leslie Waddington in 1980.
M. Le Bot, Francis Picabia et la crise des valeurs figuratives, 1900-1925, Paris, 1968, pp. 173- 176 (illustrated p. 49).
W.A. Camfield, Francis Picabia, his art, life and times, Princeton, 1979, p. 290, no. 245 (illustrated p. 202).
M.L. Borràs, Picabia, London, 1985, p. 516, no. 330 (illustrated p. 266, fig. 448).
O. Gili, ‘Art House: Leslie and Clodagh Waddington in London’, in Vogue, No. 11, November 1986, p. 244 (illustrated).
G. Baker, The Artwork Caught by the Tail: Francis Picabia and Dada in Paris, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2007, pp. 268, 271 and 279 (illustrated p. 270).
Paris, Salon des Indépendants, February - March 1924, no. 2434.
Paris, Léonce Rosenberg, Exposition Francis Picabia: trente ans de peinture, December 1930, no. 11.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Hatton Gallery, Francis Picabia, March 1964, no. 20 (illustrated; dated ‘circa 1919’); this exhibition later travelled to London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, April 1964.
Paris, Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Francis Picabia, galerie Dalmau, 1922, May - July 1996, no. 30, p. 78 (illustrated).
Vence, Galerie Beaubourg. Francis Picabia, Classique et merveilleux, July - October 1998 (illustrated; dated ‘1924’).
Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris-Barcelone: de Gaudi à Miró, October 2001 - January 2002, p. 367 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Barcelona, Museu Picasso, February - May 2002.
Paris, Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, Francis Picabia, Singulier idéal, November 2002 - March 2003, p. 248 (illustrated).