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The artist, Moscow, until at least 1920 ; acquired by the Museum Bureau of the Commissariat of Enlightenment, Moscow, 1920 ; on deposit at the Museum of Artistic Culture, Vitebsk and then transferred to the Museum at Rostov-Yaroslavsky, 1922 . [Sold through Sotheby's, London, 1972] . The McCrory Corporation (Meshulam Riklis), by 1977 ; acquired by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1983 (The Riklis Collection of McCrory Corporation).
 Included in the exhibitions Union of Youth, St. Petersburg, November 23, 1913-January 23, 1914 (no. 71: Samovar, 1913); Salon des Indépendants, Paris, March 1-April 30, 1914 (no. 2154: Samovar); Tramvai V, Petrograd, 1915; XVIth State Exhibition (Kazimir Malevich: His Path from Impressionism to Suprematism), Moscow, March 1920.
 See f. 665-1-17, Russian Archives of Art and Literature, Moscow, qtd. in Andréi Nakov, ed., Kazimir Malewicz: Catalogue Raisonné, Paris: Société Nouvelle Adam Biro, Paris, 2002, no. F-376.
 Inv. no. Z-1815. Per Nakov 2002, no. F-377. Sources: RGALI 665-1-24, p. 81, 82; 665-1-8-p. 160, 665-1-17, p. 11; 665-1-17, p. 129, 665-1-25, p. 81, 82.
 Per Nakov 2002.
 On loan from the McCrory Corporation to the exhibition Konstruktive Kunst, Kunsthaus Zurich, January 13 - February 27, 1977 (no. 108).
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