Mr. and Mrs. Theodor Ahrenberg, Stockholm (likely acquired from the artist, by 1957 - their auction sale, "Forty-Nine Bronzes by Matisse," Sotheby & Co., London, July 7, 1960, no. 11); Frank Partidge & Sons, London (purchased from 1960 auction for 950£ -- sold to private collector, in 1962); private collector (purchased from Frank Partidge & Sons, 1962 - his auction sale, "Impressionist & Modern Paintings & Sculpture," Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd., London, June 30, 1980, no. 71);
Richard Nathanson, London (by 1987); Pierre Matisse, New York (until his d. 1989);
his widow, Maria-Gaetana Matisse, née von Spreti, New York (1989 - her d. 2001);
Pierre and Maria Gaetana Matisse Foundation (2002; gift to MMA).