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Provenance

(Marlborough Gallery, London); sold 1957 to Charles Edward [1910-1971] and Ruth Fisher [1910-1990] Rhetts;[1] by inheritance to Mrs. Rhetts; gift 1976 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1957
Loan to display with permanent collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 1957-1960.
2006
Francis Bacon. The Violence of the Real, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, 2006-2007, no. 14, repro.
2013
Francis Bacon, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota-Aichi, 2013, no. 7, repro.
Bibliography
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 34, repro.