oil on canvas
31.97 in. (81.20 cm.) (height) by 25.71 in. (65.30 cm.) (width)
signed 'Picasso' (lower left); dated and numbered '3.1.56. II' (on the reverse)
C. Zervos, Pablo Picasso, vol. 17, Oeuvres de 1956 à 1957, Paris, 1966, no. 3, n.p. (illustrated pl. 3).
Galerie Louise Leiris, Paris (no. 07162). Galeria Maison Bernard, Caracas. Ruth & Mauricio Kramer, New York; sale, Sotheby’s, New York, 16 November 1989, lot 348. Acquired at the above sale; sale Christie’s, New York, 19 November 1998, lot 347. Private collection, United States, by whom acquired at the above sale; sale, Christie’s, New York, 2 May 2006, lot 45. Acquired at the above sale, and thence by descent.