28.9 x 16.5 x 21.6 cm (11 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)
Kate S. Buckingham Endowment
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Heinrich U. Doering, “Portrats der Vorzeit,” Atlantis (October 1936), pp. 598-607 (ill.).
Gloria Groom. 2017. Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist, exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago. cat. 81, pg. 156.
Art Institute of Chicago, The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes, Oct. 10, 1992–Jan. 3, 1993, cat. 172; traveled to Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Feb. 4–Apr. 18, 1993, and Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, June 6–Aug. 15, 1993.
Art Institute of Chicago, Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist, June 25–Sept. 10, 2017, cat. 80; traveled to Paris, Reunion des musees nationaux-Grand Palais, Oct. 9, 2017–Jan. 21, 2018. Art Institute only.
Eduard Gaffron (1861–1931), Lima, Peru, from 1892 to 1912, then Berlin, from [History of the Department report (Joanne Behrens, 1985) and correspondence in curatorial file]; by descent to his children Mercedes Gaffron, Berlin then Durham S.C. and Hans Gaffron (1902–1979), Berlin then Chicago [correspondence and documentation of the Gaffron Collection in curatorial file]; sold to the Art Institute, 1955.
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