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Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin ; Karl Nierendorf (1889-1947), New York ; Estate of Karl Nierendorf, New York, 1947; sold to Alexander W. Pearlman (1914-2004), New York, March 17, 1954 ; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York (Gift of Samuel A. Berger), 1955.
 Artist's questionnaire, Collection files, Department of Drawings, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
 Karl Nierendorf emigrated to New York in 1936. Included in the "International Watercolor Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, April 28-May 30, 1938 (no. 40: Café).
 See "Court Backs Art Sale," The New York Times, March 18, 1954.
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