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Sue Taylor, “Hans Bellmer in The Art Institute of Chicago: The Wandering Libido and the Hysterical Body,” The Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 22: 2 (1996), p. 161, fig. 12.
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. 10–11, cat. 5 (color ill.).
Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, “The Disquieting Muse: Surrealism,” 1958, n.p. (ill.).
Santa Barbara, CA., University of California, Art Gallery, “Surrealism: A State of Mind, 1924–1965,” 1966, cat. 33 (ill.).
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, “Fantastic Drawings,” 1967–1968, no cat.
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, “Hans Bellmer: Drawings and Sculpture,” 1975, n.p., as “Hands.”
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, “Dada and Surrealism in Chicago Collections,” 1984–1985, p. 118, as Untitled (Hands).
Given by Alexander Iolas Gallery, New York, to Lindy and Edwin Bergman, Chicago, 1958.
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