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1916 - February 22, 1917, Henri Matisse, Paris.
February 22, 1917 - March 17, 1917, Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, purchased from the artist.
March 17, 1917 - ?, Léonce Rosenberg, Paris, purchased from Bernheim-Jeune.
1926 - 1931, Paul Guillaume, Paris.
By 1931 - 1935, Léonide Massine, New York.
1935, Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., New York, purchased from Léonide Massine through Marie Harriman Gallery, New York.
1935 - September 1947, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as gift from Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
September 1947 - October 1952, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, acquired from The Museum of Modern Art.
October 1952, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, repurchased from the Metropolitan Museum.
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