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The artist; acquired by Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler (1884-1979), Paris; seized during the war by the French government as enemy property and sold through Hôtel Drouot, Paris to André Breton, Paris, November 17-18, 1921 . De Hauke & Co., New York, by 1930 ; acquired by Paul and Mildred Lamb, Shaker Heights, Ohio, by 1933 ; sold through Parke Bernet, New York, December 12, 1941 and acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest, 1942.
 Tableaux, aquarelles, gouaches & dessins. [2nd sale of Kahnweiler collection]. Paris: Hôtel Drouot, November 17-November 18, 1921, no. 16: Nature morte. See Malcolm Gee, Dealers, Critics, and Collectors of Modern Painting: Aspects of the Parisian Art Market Between 1910 and 1930, New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1981, p. 48.
 Included in the exhibition Cubism: 1910-13, De Hauke & Co., New York, April 1930, no. 21.
 Collection files, The Department of Painting and Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. See auct. cat. Modern paintings, Sculptures, Drawings and Prints [Collection of Mildred H. Lamb], Parke Bernet, New York, December 12, 1941, no. 120.
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