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lower left: Albert Gleizes / 1912-13; center right reverse: 25 nov[e]mbre 191[?]

Provenance

Left 1916 by the artist at the Gallery Dalmau, Barcelona; Dalmau family, Barcelona; purchased 1953/1955 by Stephen Hahn and (Janis Gallery, New York); sold 1955 to Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, New York;[1] sold to (Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Inc., New York); purchased May 1970 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1913
29me Exposition, Société des Artistes Indépendants, Paris, March-May 1913, no. 1293.
1913
Erster Deutscher Herbstsalon, Berlin, September-December 1913, no. 147.
1916
Galerie Dalmau, Barcelona, 1916, no. 31.
1955
New Arrivals From France, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, 1955, no cat.
1964
Albert Gleizes 1881-1953: A Retrospective Exhibition, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris; Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, 1964-1965, no. 40 (New York cat.) and no. 18 (Dortmund cat.).
1969
20th Century Art from the Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1969, unnumbered catalogue.
1970
The Cubist Epoch, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970-1971, no. 98, pl. 63.
1978
Aspects of Twentieth-Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979, no. 14, repro.
1988
Stationen der Moderne: Die bedeutenden Kunstausstellungen des 20. Jahrhunderts in Deutschland, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, 1988-1989, no. 3/18, repro.
2001
Albert Gleizes: El cubismo en majestad, Museu Picasso, Barcelona; Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon, 2001, no. 37, repro.
2002
The Avant-Garde in Danish and European Art 1909-19, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, 2002-2003, no. 24, repro.
2008
Le Futurisme à Paris: une avant-garde explosive, Centre Pompidou, Paris; Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome; Tate Modern, London, 2008-2009, no. 59, repro. (shown only in Paris).
2012
Der Sturm - Zentrum der Avantgarde, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, 2012, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1972
Apollinaire, Guillaume. Apollinaire on Art: Essays and Reviews 1902-1918. Edited by Leroy C. Breunig. Translated by Susan Suleiman. New York, 1972: 282, 285, 292, 338.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 154, repro.
1975
Robbins, Daniel. "The Formation and Maturity of Albert Gleizes: A Biographical and Critical Study, 1881-1920." Ph.D. dissertation, New York University. Ann Arbor, 1975: 113-114, 163-164.
1982
Buckberrough, Sherry A. Robert Delaunay: The Discovery of Simultaneity. Ann Arbor, 1982: 167-171, no. 60.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 179, repro.
1998
Albert Gleizes: catalogue raisonné. 2 vols. Paris, 1998: 1:148, no. 404, repro.
1998
Pinkus, Karen. “Sport." In Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art. Edited by Helene E. Roberts. 2 vols. Chicago, 1998: 2:856.