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Provenance

The artist [1884-1950]; by inheritance to his wife, Mathilde Q. Beckmann [1904-1986], New York; gift 1975 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1951
Max Beckmann, Buchholz Gallery, New York, 1951, no. 15, repro.
1953
Deutsche Kunst: Meisterwerke des 20. Jahrhunderts, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, 1953, no. 240.
1969
Max Beckmann in America: An Exhibition of Paintings 1947-1950, Catherine Viviano Gallery, New York, 1969, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1978
Aspects of Twentieth-Century Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979, no. 59, repro.
1996
Max Beckmann in Exile, Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, 1996-1997, no. 20, repro.
1997
Exiles and Emigrés: The Flight of European Artists from Hitler, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Musée des Beaux Arts, Montreal; Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 1997-1998, no. 16, fig. 45.
2002
Max Beckmann, un peintre dans l'histoire (French title); Max Beckmann (Engligh title), Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Tate Modern, London; The Museum of Modern Art, Queens, Long Island City, 2002-2003, no. 163, repro.
2009
Drei - Das Triptychon in der Moderne [Three - The Triptych in Modern Art], Stiftung Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, 2009, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
2011
Beckmann & America, Städel Museum, Frankfurt, 2011-2012, no. 104, repro.
Bibliography
1989
Strick, Jeremy. Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture: Selections for the Tenth Anniversary of the East Building. Washington, D.C., 1989: repro. 68, 69.
1992
National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 264, repro.
1997
Selz, Peter. Beyond the Mainstream, Essays on Modern and Contemporary Art, 1997, no 58, repro.
1998
Max Beckmann: Zeichnugen aus dem Nachla Mathilde Q. Beckman. Bonn:1998, 50-51, repro.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 428-429, no. 357, color repro.