Purchased with funds provided by the Anstiss and Ronald Krueck Collection, Alyce and Edwin DeCosta, Walter E. Heller Foundation, Ada Turnbull Hertle, Major Acquisitions Centennial, Director’s, Marian and Samuel Klasstorner, Wirt D. Walker Trust, and Mary and Leigh Block endowment funds; Edward E. Ayer Endowment in memory of Charles L. Hutchinson; Laura T. Magnuson Acquisition and Edward Johnson funds
Tate Gallery, Claes Oldenburg, exh. cat. (London: The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1970), 57, cat. 66 (ill.).
Barbara Haskell, Claes Oldenburg: Object into Monument, exh. cat. (Pasadena: Pasadena Art Museum, 1971), 5, 10, 13 (ill.).
Lawrence Alloway and Marco Livingstone, Pop Art: U.S.A. - U.K., American and British Artists of the ’60s in the ’80s, exh. cat. (Japan : Pop Art U.S.A.-U.K. Catalogue Committee, 1987), 55, cat. 14 (color ill), 112.
Pasadena Art Museum, Claes Oldenburg: Object into Monument, Dec. 7, 1971–Feb. 6, 1972, no cat. no.; Berkeley, University Art Museum, University of California, Mar. 1–Apr. 9, 1972; Kansas City, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Mary Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, May 12–June 18, 1972; Fort Worth Art Center Museum, July 13–Aug. 20,1972; Des Moines Art Center, Sept. 18–Oct. 29, 1972; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Nov. 17–Dec. 27, 1972; Art Institute of Chicago, Jan. 17–Feb. 25, 1973.
Tokyo Odakyu Grand Gallery, Pop Art: U.S.A. - U.K., American and British Artists of the ’60s in the ’80s, July 24–Aug. 18, 1987, cat. 14; Osaka, Daimaru Museum, Sept 9–18, 1987; The Funabashi Seibu Museum of Art, Oct. 30–Nov. 17, 1987; Yokohama, Sogo Museum of Art, Nov. 19–Dec. 13, 1987.
New York, Zwirner and Wirth, Claes Oldenburg: Selected Early Work, Oct. 29, 2005–Jan. 2, 2006, no cat. no.
Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig, Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties. Feb. 4–May 28, 2012, no. cat. no. Cologne, Museum Ludwig, June 22–Sept. 30, 2012; Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum, Oct. 30, 2012–Feb. 17, 2013; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Sept. 13, 2013–Jan. 12, 2014.
New York, Paula Cooper Gallery Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen: Things Around the House, Nov. 7–Dec. 12, 2015, no cat. no.
Collection of Claes Oldenburg and Coosge van Bruggen; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2018.
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