Amei Wallach, “An Eye-Catching Magritte,” New York Newsday, September 11, 1992, p. 94.
David Sylvester, Magritte: The Silence of the World (Houston and New York, 1992), pp. 193-94, 337.
David Sylvester, ed., René Magritte, Catalogue Raisonné, vol. 2 (Houston and London, 1993), p. 432, fig. 686.
Magritte A bis Z, ed. Christoph Grunrmberg and Darren Pih, Exh. cat. (Alberina Publishing, 2012), p. 8, p. 25, ill. 26, p. 259.
Magritte A to Z, ed. Christoph Grunenberg and Darren Pih, Exh. cat. (Tate Publishing, 2012), p. 65, (ill.), p.195 p. 204.
M. Therese Southgate, “The Cover,” Journal of the American Medical Association 272, no. 2 (13 July 1994), p. 90 (ill.).
Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938, ed. Anne Umland, Exh. cat. (The Museum of Modern Art, 2013), ill. 188.
London, Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, Rene Magritte, May 21–August 2, 1992, no. 155; traveled to New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 9–November 22, 1992, Houston, Menil Collection, December 15, 1992–February 21, 1993, and Art Institute of Chicago, March 16–May 30, 1993.
Liverpool, Tate Liverpool, René Magritte: The Pleasure Principle, June 24, 2011-Febuary 26, 2012.
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938, September 28, 2013-January 12, 2014, no. 110; traveled to Houston, The Menil Collection, February 14-June 1, 2014, and Chicago, Art Institute, June 24-October 13, 2014.
Paul Gustave Van Hecke (1887-1977), purchased from the artist by 1944–c. 1950 [photograph by Lee Miller of the object in Van Hecke home, 1944, and provenance card, c. 1987, from The Menil Collection Archives]; given by him to private collection, Belgium, c. 1950–until probably 1987 [letter from Bernard Giron, 4 May 2003, in curatorial file]. Private collection, New York, c. 1987 [provenance card, c. 1987, from The Menil Collection Archives]. Timothy Baum, New York; sold by him to the Art Institute, 1989.
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