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B.J. (Bruno John) Wassermann-San Blas, Ceramics del Antiguo Peru de la Collection Wassermann-San Blas [with introduction by Heinz Lehmann] (Wassermann-San Blas, Buenos Aires, 1938), 121, cat. 214 (ill.).
Alan R. Sawyer, The Nathan Cummings Collection of Ancient Peruvian Art [Formerly Wassermann-San Blas Collection]—Handbook, exh. cat. (Chicago: Nathan Cummings and Art Institute of Chicago, 1954), 44 (ill.).
Alan R. Sawyer, Animal Sculpture in Pre-Columbian Art, exh. cat. (Art Institute of Chicago, 1957), pp. 24-25 (ill.).
Richard Townsend with Elizabeth Pope. 2016. Indian Art of the Americas at the Art Institute of Chicago. Art Institute of Chicago and Yale University Press, p. 316, cat. 270.
Art Institute of Chicago, Peruvian Pottery and Weaving of an Ancient Date, Nathan Cummings Collection, formerly the Wassermann- San Blas Collection, Jun. 28, 1954–Jan. 3, 1955, cat. Alan R. Sawyer, Nathan Cummings Collection of Ancient Peruvian Art (formerly Wasserman-San Blas)—a Handbook (Chicago, 1954).
Art Institute of Chicago, Animal Sculpture in Pre-Columbian Art, Oct. 12, 1957–Feb. 2, 1958, cat. pp. 23-24 (ill.).
B. J. Wassermann (Bruno John), Buenos Aires, by 1938 [possibly acquired by descent from unnamed grandmother, Argentina, according to personal statement in Ceramics del Antiguo Peru de la Collection Wassermann-San Blas, 1938]; sold to Nathan Cummings (1896–1985), Chicago, 1954; given to the Art Institute, 1956.
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