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Provenance

Paul von Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Berlin, until 1937; Justin K. Thannhauser, New York; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York; (sale, Sotheby's, New York, 21 May 1981, no. 533); (sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 June 1988, no. 26); The Ian Woodner Family Collection, New York; (sale, Christie's, New York, 5 November 1991, no. 44, unsold); gift to NGA, 2001.

Exhibition History
1934
Picasso, Galeria Müller, Buenos Aires, 1934.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 147.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
Bibliography
1932
Zervos, Christian. Pablo Picasso. 33 vols. Paris, 1932-1978.
1950
Cirici-Pellicer, Alexandre. Picasso avant Picasso. Geneva, 1950: no. 175.
1955
Sutton, Denys. Picasso: Peintures époques bleue et rose. Paris, 1955: no. 29.
1967
Daix, Pierre, Georges Boudaille, and Joan Rosselet. Picasso, The Blue and Rose Periods, A Catalogue raisonné of the Paintings, 1900-1906. Greenwich, CT, 1966: no. IX.8.
1968
Lecaldano, Paolo. L'opera completa di Picasso blu e rosa. Milan, 1968: no. 55.
1972
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. A Picture Book of 19th and 20th Century Masterpieces from the Thannhauser Foundation. New York, 1972: 50
1978
Barnett, Vivian Endicott. The Guggenheim Museum, Justin K. Thannhauser Collection. New York, 1978: no. 39.