Lily Klee, Bern, by descent from the artist in 1940; Klee-Gesellschaft, Bern, by 1946; Gustav Kahnweiler, London, by whom acquired in 1950; Mayor Gallery, London; Maurice d'Arquian, Brussels, by whom acquired in 1951; Galerie Berggruen, Paris; Marc Withofs, Brussels; Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1969, lot 284; Carl Djerassi, San Francisco, by whom acquired at the previous sale; Galerie Rosengart, Lucerne, by whom acquired in 1970; The Piccadilly Gallery, London; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in the late 1980s.
Exhibition History :
London, The Mayor Gallery, Paul Klee Exhibition, June 1950, no. 43; Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Paul Klee, October 2000 - January 2001, no. 127, p. 169 (illustrated pl. 127); Lugano, Museo d'Arte Citta di Lugano, Klee-Melotti, March - June 2013, no. 81, p. 366 (illustrated p. 238).