Signed recto, in plate, lower left, in image, in black printing ink: "P Gauguin"; inscribed in plate, lower left, below image, in black printing ink: "Les Cigales [s in reverse] et les [s in reverse] fourmis [s in reverse]"; inscribed upper right in graphite: "73 bis"
216 × 261 mm (image); 219 × 293 mm (plate, appro×.); 498 × 649 mm (sheet)
William McCallin McKee Memorial Endowment
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Art Institute of Chicago and Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture, exh. cat. (Art Institute of Chicago, 1959), p. 80, cat. 137.
Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov,Vincent van Gogh and the Birth of Cloisonism, exh. cat. (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1981), pp. 194–201, cat. 58j (ill.).
Richard R. Brettell, Françoise Cachin, Claire Frèches-Thory, and Charles F. Stuckey, The Art of Paul Gauguin, with assistance from Peter Zegers, exh. cat. (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C./Art Institute of Chicago/New York Graphic Society Books, 1988), p. 142, cat. 76 (ill.).
Elizabeth Mongan, Eberhard W. Kornfeld, and Harold Joachim, Paul Gauguin: Catalogue Raisonné of His Prints, with assistance of Christine E. Stauffer (Galerie Kornfeld, 1988), p. 24, cat. 5.
Elizabeth C. Childs, Vanishing Paradise: Art and Exoticism in Colonial Tahiti (University of California Press, 2013), pp. 58–59 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Paintings, Drawings, Prints, Sculpture,” February 12-March 29, 1959, p. 80, cat. 137.
Toronto, Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario, “Vincent van Gogh and the Birth of Cloisonism,” January 23-March 22, 1981, pp. 194-201, cat. 58j (ill.), cat. by Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov; traveled to the Rijksmuseum Vincent van Vogh, Amsterdam, April 9-June 14, 1981.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, “The Art of Paul Gauguin,” 1988, p. 142, cat. 76 (ill.); only shown at The Art Institute of Chicago, September 17-December 11, 1988.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist”, June 25 - September 10, 2017, pp. 15, 142, 145, cat. 72, cat. by Gloria Groom, et. al.
Sold by Hellmuth Wallach (1901–1989), New York, to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1943.
Guérin 10 first edition
Kornfeld 5 A.b.
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