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1906, Pablo Picasso.
By 1907 - 1913, Leo Stein (1872-1947) and Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), Paris, acquired from the artist.
1913 - 1946, Gertrude Stein, Paris and San Francisco.
1946 - 1968, Estate of Gertrude Stein, c/o Alice B. Toklas, Paris.
1968, The Museum of Modern Art Syndicate, New York, purchased from the heirs of the Stein estate.
1968 - 1990, William S. Paley (1901-1990), New York, acquired from the Museum of Modern Art Syndicate.
1990, The William S. Paley Collection at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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