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Dawn Ades, with Margherita Andreotti and Adam Jolles, Surrealist Art: The Lindy and Edwin Bergman Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1997), pp. 106-07, cat. 54 (color ill.).
Probably, New York, Julien Levy Gallery, untitled group exhibition, 1939, cat. 19.
Possibly, New York, Julien Levy Gallery, “A Decade of Painting, 1929-1939,” 1940, cat. 46-48, as “Drawing.”
Possibly, Art Institute of Chicago, “The Nineteenth International Exhibitions of Watercolors,” 1940, cat. 108.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Chicago Collectors,” 1963, p. 5, as “Self-Portrait with Hidden Image of Vereer Interior.”
Chicago, Arts Club, “Drawings 1916/1966,” 1966, cat. 17, as “Disappearing Self-Portrait after Vermeer,”
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, “Dada and Surrealism in Chicago Collections,” 1984–1985, p. 135 (ill.), as “The Image Disappears (Self-Portrait).”
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Salvador Dali: The Image Disappears”, February 18 - June 12, 2023.
Julien Levy, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, by 1939; sold to Lindy and Edwin Bergman, Chicago, 1961; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1986.
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