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1935, René Magritte, Brussels.
1935 - 1940, E.L.T. (Edouard Léon Théodore) Mesens (1903-1971), Brussels and London (from 1938), purchased from the artist.
1940 - until at least 1949, Gordon Onslow-Ford, San Francisco Bay Area, California, purchased from Mesens.
Mrs. Yves Tanguy / Kay Sage Tanguy, Woodbury, Connecticut.
1956, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as gift from Kay Sage Tanguy.
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