(Possibly) Daniel Gallery, New York.
Robert Laurent, Brooklyn Heights, New York.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
R. Weyand, Scrapbooks, no. 688.
E. Farnham, Charles Demuth: His Life, Psychology and Works, vol. II, Ph.D. dissertation, Ohio State University, 1959, p. 486, no. 198.
E. Farnham, Charles Demuth: Behind a Laughing Mask, Norman, Oklahoma, 1971, p. 103.
D. Gedhard and P. Plous, Charles Demuth: The Mechanical Encrusted on the Living, exhibition catalogue, Santa Barbara, California, 1971, pp. 18, 33, 80, no. 28, illustrated.
B. Haskell, Charles Demuth, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1987, pp. 80-81, no. 19, illustrated (as Negro Jazz Band).
M. Rock, "Village Writers," 1990.
G.C. McElroy, Facing History: The Black Image in American Art 1710-1940, exhibition catalogue, San Francisco, California, 1990, p. 110, illustrated.
A. Heller, 1915: The Cultural Moment, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1991.
E. Goldson, ed., Seeing Jazz: Artists and Writers on Jazz, Washington, D.C., 1997, p. 111, illustrated.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Pioneers of Modern Art in America, April 2-May 12, 1946, no. 26.
Santa Barbara, California, University of California, The Art Galleries, and elsewhere, Charles Demuth: The Mechanical Encrusted on the Living, October 5-November 14, 1971, no. 28.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, and elsewhere, Charles Demuth, October 14, 1987-January 17, 1988, no. 19 (as Negro Jazz Ba and).
Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art, and elsewhere, Facing History: The Black Image in American Art, 1710-1940, January 13-March 25, 1990, no. 96.
Evanston, Illinois, Northwestern University, Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, The Modernist Tradition in American Watercolors, 1911-1939, April 5-June 22, 1991.
Stamford, Connecticut, Whitney Museum of American Art at One Champion Plaza, Steppin' Out: New York Nightlife, 1900-1950, September 5-November 6, 1991.