Signed and dated 'Cy Twombly 1970' (on the reverse)
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner
Kunsthalle Bern and Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Cy Twombly: Bilder 1953-1972, April-August 1973, n.p., no. 27 (illustrated).American Academy in Rome, L'Arte Americana nelle Collezioni Private Italiane, May-June 1994, p. 107, no. 19 (illustrated).