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Inscription

lower left in graphite: 43 mm.; lower right in graphite: jpp. 31 25

Provenance

The artist's wife, Mme. Georgette Magritte [c. 1900-1986], Brussels; Paul Mellon [1907-1999], Upperville, Virginia; bequest 1999 to NGA, with life interest to his wife, Rachel Lambert Mellon [1910-2014].

Bibliography
1992
Sylvester, David, ed. René Magritte, Catalogue Raisonné. 5 vols. London, 1992-1997, vol. 3: fig. b, under no. 1017.