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1910, Pablo Picasso, Paris ▪ 1910 – 1914, Wilhelm Uhde, Paris ▪ 1914 – May 30, 1921, Uhde collection and gallery stock, sequestered during World War I by the French government as enemy property and sold through Hôtel Drouot (Uhde collection sale), Paris ▪ May 30, 1921 – ?, Danish collector, Copenhagen, purchased at auction Hôtel Drouot ▪ c. 1928, Paul Rosenberg, Paris [possibly jointly owned or on consignment with Galerie Flechtheim, Berlin and Düsseldorf], possibly acquired from Danish collector ▪ André Breton, Paris, acquired from Paul Rosenberg ▪ by 1931 – 1938, René Gaffé, Bruxelles and Cagnes-sur-Mer, probably purchased through André Breton and Paul Éluard, Paris ▪ 1938 – November 1956, Roland A. Penrose, London and Sussex, purchased from René Gaffé ▪ November 1956 – 1979, Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, purchased from Roland A. Penrose through Alfred H. Barr, Jr. ▪ 1979, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired by bequest from Nelson A. Rockefeller.
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