H. Becker,(1) Dortmund. Mrs. E. F. Dunn (sale, London, Sotheby’s, 6 Apr. 1949, lot 72). [Minken, London]. [P. de Boer, Amsterdam, by 1952 until at least 1959].(2) J. van Duyvendijk, Scheveningen. [Thos. Agnew and Sons, London]. [Newhouse Galleries, New York, sold 1973 to]; Edward William Carter, Los Angeles, resold 1974 to; [Newhouse Galleries, New York]. [Robert Noortman, London, sold 1976 to]; Mr. and Mrs. Edward William Carter, given 2009 to; LACMA.
(1) Hans Becker was the son of Johan Heinrich Becker, Amsterdam (b. 1878), director of Tabakkantoor Stokhuizen en Brom, Amsterdam.
(2) Labels formerly on the back of the panel indicate that the painting was included in De Boer’s winter exhibition of 1957–58 and summer exhibition of 1959.
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