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Paul Klee, Dessau, Germany.
Hermann (1880-1962) and Margrit Rupf, Bern, acquired from the artist.
By 1950 - 1965, Georg Schmidt (1896-1965), Basel-Binningen, Switzerland, probably acquired from Hermann and Margrit Rupf.
1965 - 1968, Anita Moppert-Schmidt, Basel-Binningen, Switzerland, inherited from Georg Schmidt.
[1968, Frank Perls Gallery, Los Angeles]
1968, Kornfeld & Klipstein, Bern, acquired on consignment from Anita Moppert-Schmidt.
June 13-15, 1968 - 1970, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, purchased at the auction Moderne Kunst des neunzehnten und zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts from Anita Moppert-Schmidt through Kornfeld & Klipstein (no. 479).
1970, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, purchased from Galerie Beyeler.
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