Signed 'de Kooning' (lower right); inscribed and dated 'Dec 8 '57 Happy Birthday, Patia with love, Bill' (lower left)
Patia Rosenberg Collection, New York; Collection of Harold and May Rosenberg, New York; Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, New York; Private collection, New Jersey; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2007
Exhibition History :
Montclair Art Museum, The Harold and May Rosenberg Collection, February-March 1973, no. 13; Beverly Hills, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Willem de Kooning, An Exhibition of Important Paintings and Works on Paper, January-February 1991, no. 18; Berlin, Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, Inaugural Exhibition, September-October 1991; New York, Barbara Mathes Gallery, Willem de Kooning, Works on Paper, October-December 1993.