Inscribed, verso, upper right, in red graphite: "Appt. André Breton"; inscribed and dated, verso, upper right, in graphite, in Breton's hand: "Max Morise / Max Ernst / André Masson / (18 mars 1927)"; verso, center right in black ink, in Breton's hand: ""CADAVRE EXQUIS" (18 mars 1927) / De Haut en bas: Max Morise, Max Ernst, André Masson"; signed verso, center right in black ink: “André Breton”; inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: “600”
Ernst Katalog, vol. 3 (1976), p. 212, no. 1201 (ill.).
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. 18 and 21, cat. 8 (color ill.).
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, “Dada and Surrealism in Chicago Collections,” 1984–1985, p. 228 (ill.).
André Breton, Paris [inscription]. Sold by Galerie Furstenberg (Simone Collinet), Paris, to Lindy and Edwin Bergman, Chicago, 1961; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018.
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