Inscribed and dated on the back: APPT. ANDRÉ BRETON (upper right in red graphite); MAX MORISE/MAX ERNST/ANDRÉ MASSON/(18 MARS 1927) (upper right in graphite in Breton's hand); "CADAVRE EXQUIS" (18 mars 1927)/DE HAUT EN BAS: MAX MORISE, MAX ERNST, ANDRÉ MASSON. (upper center in black ink in Breton's hand); ANDRÈ BRETON (center right in black ink, Breton's signature); 600 (lower left in graphite)
Ades, Dawn. SURREALIST ART: THE LINDY AND EDWIN BERGMAN COLLECTION AT THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO. Chicago, New York and London: The Art Institute of Chicago and Thames and Hudson, 1997. cat. 8, reprod. p. 18.
ERNST KATALOG, vol. 3, 1976, p. 212, no. 1201 (ill.).
P&D: POSSIBLY PUBLISHED
SCHOOL ARTS MAGAZINE, Wyatt Wade-Davis Publications, 2005-2006 school year, mainly North American distribution, English language, print run of 20,000-25,000. SchoolArts Magazine • Sarah Messier
“TWENTIETH CENTURY COLLECTION REINSTALLED,” The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, June 7, 1991-February 28, 1992 (Gallery 249).
Chicago 1984-85, no cat. nos., p. 228 (ill.).
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