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Inscribed verso in graphite: "Paula Moderson 1900"
37.7 × 29.1 cm (14 7/8 × 11 1/2 in.)
Worcester Sketch Collection
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Gustav Pauli, Paula Modershon-Becker (Munich, 1922), p. 76, no. 221a.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Twentieth Century European Paintings (Chicago, 1961), cat. 2G11.
The Letters and Journals of Paula Modersohn-Becker, translated and annotated by J. Diane Radycki (Metuchen, N.J., 1980), n.p. (ill.).
Peter J. Harke, Stilleben von Paula Modersohn-Becker (Worpsweder, 1985), p. 86 (ill.).
Günter Busch, Milena Schicketanz, and Wolfgang Werner, Paula Modersohn Becker 1876-1907: Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde Band, II (Munich, 1998), p. 244, no. 357 (ill).
Paula Modersohn-Becker und die Kunst in Paris um 1900: von Cezanne bis Picasso, exh. cat. (Bremen, 2007), pp. 108 and 199, fig. 8.
Bremen, 1908, cat. 704.
Bremen, Kunsthalle, “Leihausstellung von Gemalden, Zeichnungen und Bildwerken aus Bremischem Privatbesitz,” 1909, cat. 218.
Bremen, 1913, cat. 141.
New York, Museum of Modern Art, “Art Nouveau; Art and Design at the Turn of the Century,” June 6-September 6, 1960, cat. 195; also Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, October 13-December 12, 1960; Los Angeles County Museum, January 17-March 5, 1961; and the Baltimore Museum of Art, April 1-May 15, 1961.
The Art Institute of Chicago, November 13, 1998-May 23, 1999.
Wanda Frischen-Carus (1888-1946), Bremen and Berlin, from 1908; by descent to her daughter Vera Hamilton (1891-1974), New York; sold to Stephen Radich Gallery, New York, by 1959 [New York 1959 exh. cat.]; sold to the Art Institute, 1962.
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