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[By 1912, Galerie Der Sturm, Berlin]
[1912, "Collezione Borchardt, Berlino", probably referring to Rudolf Borchardt (1877-1945), Berlin and Lucca]
? - before 1924, Alfred Hess (1879-1931), Erfurt, possibly acquired through/from Galerie Der Sturm.
By 1924 - November 18, 1932, William A. Sinclair, Kassel, probably pledged as collateral to Karl Beierling.
November 18, 1932 - 1955, Karl Beierling, Bad Sooden-Allendorf, purchased at public auction in the courtyard of Menzelsche Versteigerungshallen, Kassel.
1955 - 1959, Herbert M. and Nannette F. Rothschild, New York, purchased from Karl Beierling.
1959, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as gift from Herbert and Nannette Rothschild.
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