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Giorgio de Chirico, Paris and Ferrara.
By 1922 - ?, Paul Guillaume (1891-1934), Paris, probably acquired from the artist.
Léopold Zborowski (1899-1932), Paris.
1932 - April 23, 1937, Anna (Hanka) Zborowska, Paris, probably inherited from her husband and probably sold at auction, Modern Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors, Formerly in the collection of Madame Zborowski of Paris, with additions from other sources, Rains Galleries, New York, April 23, 1937, lot 104.
? - October 17, 1940, Ladislas Szecsi, Paris and New York.
October 17, 1940 - December 30, 1940, Pierre Matisse Gallery (stock no. 1011), New York, purchased from/through Ladislas Szecsi.
December 30, 1940 - 1979, James Thrall Soby (1906-1979), New Canaan and New York, acquired by exchange from Pierre Matisse Gallery.
1979, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, acquired by bequest from James Thrall Soby.
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