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1923 - 1946, László Moholy-Nagy, Dessau and Chicago.
1946 - at least 1956, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy (1903-1971, the artist’s widow), Chicago and New York, inherited from the artist.
By 1969 - ?, Jan van der Marck, Chicago.
1987 - 2016, Viktor and Marianne Langen, Neuss, Germany, acquired through Galerie Gmurzynska, Köln and sold through Sotheby's, New York, Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, November 14, 2016, lot 5.
2016, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, purchased at auction through Sotheby's.
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