Provenance

Acquired from the artist by family members, Mr. and Mrs. Toussaint Gilissen, Duren, Germany, by 1989. private collection, Belgium; purchased 5 April 2005 through (Peter Freeman, Inc., New York) by NGA.

Exhibition History
1966
Possibly Marcel Broodthaers, Galerie J, Paris, 1966.
1966
Possibly Moules Oeufs Frites Pots Charbon, Wide White Space Gallery, Antwerp, 1966.
1989
Marcel Broodthaers, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art; Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Palais de Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1989-1990, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
2001
Clerbois, Sébastien. "Marcel Broodthaers ou la jouissance de l'hystérique?" Arts Antiques Auctions 2001: 31, repro.