Lettered, upper center: LA BELLE-ENFANT / Il continua donc à fumer en regardant son plafond, / tandis qu'à fenêtre Didier se remettait à contempler / le spectacle du port, et que Garcin, les mains der- / rière le dos, examinait avec attention les images fixées / au mur.
[Translated text: The Beautiful Child / He continued to smoke as he looked at the ceiling / while at the window Didier returned to contemplating, the spectacle of the port, and Garcin, mains behind / his back, carefully examined the images pasted / on the wall.]
Alcohol in Art, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 22-March 21, 1982, in conjunction with the conference "Alcohol at Dartmouth".
Ferdinand Roten Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland; sold to present collection, 1964.
Adhemar (1954), IFF, Vol. 7: 53
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