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Paul Guillaume (1891-1934), Paris.
By 1926 - ?, Paul Eluard (1895-1952), Paris.
[Paul Guillaume (1891-1934), Paris]
[Estate of Paul Guillaume]
By February 24, 1935 - August 21, 1935, Pierre Loeb (1897-1964), Paris, probably purchased from the estate of Paul Guillaume.
August 21, 1935 - December 30, 1940, Pierre Matisse Gallery (stock no. 372), New York, purchased from Pierre Loeb.
December 30, 1940 - 1969, James Thrall Soby (1906-1979), New Canaan, Connecticut, acquired by exchange from Pierre Matisse Gallery.
1969, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired as gift from James Thrall Soby.
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