About 1929, with the Galerie Manteau, Brussels; sold by the Galerie Manteau to Robert Goffin (b. 1898 - d. 1984), Brussels [see note 1]; in his possession until at least 1961. Mme. Jean Krebs, Brussels. By 1967, Joachim Jean Aberbach (b. 1910 - d. 1992), New York. By 1994, Frank M. Purnell (b. 1930 - d. 1994), New York and Melvin N. Blake (b. 1927 - d. 1999), New York; 2003, gift of the estate of Melvin Blake to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 22, 2003) NOTES:  Robert Goffin, "Paul Delvaux," Jardin des Arts 174 (May, 1969), p. 70. The artist frequently exhibited his work at the Galerie Manteau.
Melvin Blake and Frank Purnell Collection
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