Collection of Kojiro Ishiguro, Tokyo, from at least the 1980’s until his death in 1992. Bequeathed by Kojiro Ishiguro to his wife, Toyoko Ishiguro. Sold by the Ishiguro family to Renée E. and Robert A. Belfer through the Ariadne Gallery, New York, in February 1997. Given by Renée E. and Robert A. Belfer to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2012.
The work has been on loan to, and on display at, The Metropolitan Museum of Art since 2007. The work was exhibited at the Gallery Mikazuki in 1996.