Dr. Jacques Viot, Paris, collected Lake Sentani 1924–1929; Pierre Loeb Collection, Galerie Pierre, Paris; [John J. Klejman, New York, until 1954]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1954, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1956–1978
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