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Provenance

(Sidney Janis Gallery, New York); Mr. and Mrs. Roger Davidson, Toronto. (sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 21 October 1976, no. 217). Purchased 1979 through (Leo Castelli Gallery, New York) by Robert and Jane Meyerhoff, Phoenix, Maryland;[1] gift 1990 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1967
An Exhibition of New Work by Claes Oldenburg, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, 1967, no. 2, repro.
1969
Claes Oldenburg, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1969, no. 108, repro.
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, 430-431, color repro.
1995
Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology, Natl. Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Mus. of Contemporary Art, L.A.; Guggenheim Mus., N.Y.; Kunst- und Austellungshalle..., Bonn; Hayward Gallery, London, 1995-1996, no. 163, repro. (shown only in first 3 venues).
1996
The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: 1945 to 1995, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1996, no. 127, color repro.
2009
The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2009-2010, pl. 77.
Bibliography
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 165, repro.
1995
Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Temporary Contemporary, Los Angeles; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepub, 1995: no. 163.
1996
The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: 1945 to 1995. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1996: no. 127.