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Amedeo Modigliani, Paris.
By 1926 - 1928, Jonas Netter, Brussels and Paris, probably acquired from the artist.
1928 - 1932, Alex Reid & Lefevre, London (no. 156/28) and Modern Paintings, Inc. (formerly De Hauke & Co., Inc., no. M-3280), New York, jointly purchased from Jonas Netter through Etienne Bignou, Paris (no. 1074) and Mr. [M. Florent] Willems.
1932/1934 - 1946, Jacques Seligmann & Co., Inc., New York and Paris (no. M-3280), acquired/assumed from Alex Reid & Lefevre and Modern Paintings, Inc.
1946 - November 22, 1949, Josef von Sternberg, Weekhawken, New Jersey, and Hollywood, California, acquired from Germain Seligman (Jacques Seligmann & Co.) through Pierre F. Nesi, Beverly Hills, and sold at the auction sale of the Josef von Sternberg collection, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, November 22, 1949, lot 92.
1949, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, purchased at the auction sale of the Josef von Sternberg collection.
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