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Provenance

André Breton, Paris; Peter Watson, London; (The London Gallery, London); Sybil Mesens [d. 1966], Brussels; her husband E.L.T. Mesens [1903-1971], London. [1] Mr. and Mrs. Ephraim Ilin, Jerusalem; purchased 1984 through (Robert Elkon Gallery, New York) by NGA.

Exhibition History
1932
Exposition d'Art Français, Tokyo, 1932, no. 46.
1936
The International Surrealist Exhibition, New Burlington Galleries, London, 1936, no. 345, as The Gaze of Amber.
1937
Trois Peintres Surrealistes, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1937.
1956
De vier boofdpunten van het surrealism, Anvers, The Netherlands, 1956.
1959
L'École de Paris dans les collections Belges, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1959, no. 146.
1967
Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark, 1967.
1967
Six Peintres Surréalistes, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1967, no. 76.
1970
L'Art en Europe Autour de 1925, L'Ancienne Douane, Strasbourg, 1970, no. 208.
1982
50th Anniversary, Tel Aviv Museum, 1982.
1982
Yves Tanguy: Retrospektive 1925-1955, Musée national d'art moderne, Paris; Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 1982-1983, no. 33, repro.
1983
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1983.
2000
Yves Tanguy and Surrealism, Neue Staatsgalerie Stuttgart; The Menil Collection, Houston, 2000-2001, no. 33, repro.
Bibliography
1963
Yves Tanguy: A Summary of his Works. New York, 1963: no. 86, repro.
1977
Waldberg, Patrick. Yves Tanguy. Brussels, 1977:141, repro. 125.
1979
Oesterreicher-Mollwo, Marianne. Surrealism and Dadaism. Oxford, 1979:repro. 31.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 385, repro.
1989
Strick, Jeremy. Twentieth Century Painting and Sculpture: Selections for the Tenth Anniversary of the East Building. Washington, D.C., 1989: repro. 48, 49.
2001
Le Bihan, René, Renée Mabin and Martica Sawin. Yves Tanguy. Quimper, 2001: repro. 30.