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Jacques Lassaigne, Jacques Villon, Peintres et Sculpteurs d’Aujourd’Hui (Paris, 1950), p. 8.
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Jacques Villon, exh. cat. (Paris: Editions des musées nationaux, 1951), p. 14 (cat. 5), as Instruments de Musique, 1912.
Art Institute, Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago: Art Institute, 1961), p. 462, as Musical Instruments.
Steegmuller, Francis, intro., Jacques Villon: Master Printmaker, exh. cat. (New York: 1964), n.p., as Instruments de Musique.
Speyer, A. James and Courtney Graham Donnell, Twentieth-Century European Paintings (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980), pp. 16, 74 (no. 4C1), as Musical Instruments, 1912.
Chicago, University of Chicago, New Administrative building, June–November, 1949, no cat.
Paris, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Jacques Villon, February 5–March 25, 1951, p. 14 (cat. 5), as Instruments de Musique, 1912.
The artist; sold to Mr. and Mrs. Francis Steegmuller, New York, c. 1935 [Steegmuller 1964]; given to the Art Institute Chicago, Oct. 27, 1942.
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