- 1956, October, Paris, Louis Carré Gallery
- 1957, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Maslon
- Museum's website, October 15, 2015
- 1959 MIA Bulletin
MIA Bulletin, vol. 48, no. 2, April-June 1959, p. 6
- 2002 Minneapolis
Recent Accessions, Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, June 1, 2002-January 12, 2003
Museum's website, 25 January 2016:
This work is one of several studies completed by the artist as part of an intended monument to the famed French poet and art critic Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867).
Raymond Duchamp-Villon was the brother of the artists Jacques Villon (1875-1963) and Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968).