By 1960, private collection, Zurich; [art market]; [by 1986, F. Riyahi, Riyahi Gallery, London]; acquired by the Museum in 1986, purchased from F. Riyahi, Riyahi Gallery, London.
Pittman, Holly. 1986–1987. "Figure of a Bull." Recent Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art), No. 1986/1987, p. 5.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 117 (Jul. 1,1986 - Jun. 30, 1987), p. 17.