Pierre Courthion, Raoul Dufy (Paris, 1929), n.p., pl. 18, as Vénus, 1926
Fanny Guillon-Laffaille, Raoul Dufy: Catalogue raisonné des aquarelles, gouaches, et pastels II (Paris, 1982), p. 282, no. 1831 (ill.), as Vénus et coquillage, 1925.
Eleanor Dwight (editor), The Letters of Pauline Palmer: A Great Lady of Chicago’s First Family (New York, 2005), p. 308 (ill.), as Venus with Seashell, 1925.
Chicago, Arts Club, “Loan Exhibition of Modern Paintings and Drawings from Private Collections in Chicago,” November 4–25 1938, n.p., cat. 39, as Seashell, n.d.
Sarasota, Fla., Ringling Museum of Art, “Raoul Dufy: A Retrospective,” December 5, 1978–February 25, 1979, p. 26, cat. 19 (ill.), as Amphitrite, 1926–1927.
Mrs. Potter Palmer II (neé Pauline Kohnsaat; 1867–1956), Chicago, by 1938 [Chicago 1938]; by descent to her son, Gordon Palmer (1914–1964), Sarasota, Fla.; by descent to his wife, Janis H. Palmer (1917–1984), Sarasota, Fla.; bequeathed to the Art Institute, 1985.
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