American Art Research Council, no. 235.
Archives of American Art, Downtown Gallery Papers, roll ND 14, frame 617.
S. Reich, John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, Tucson, Arizona, 1970, p. 717, no. 41.28.
A. Skolnick, ed., The Paintings of Maine, New York, 1991, pp. 86-87, 126, illustrated.
C.P. Potholm, Maine: An Annotated Bibliography, New York, 2011, p. 123.
New York, An American Place, John Marin, Oils and Watercolors, 1941, December 9, 1941-January 27, 1942, no. 3 (as Sea Raising More Hell) or no. 4 (as Sea Raising Hell).
Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts; Washington, D.C., The Phillips Memorial Gallery; San Francisco, California, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Los Angeles, California, Art Galleries of the University of California; Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art; Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Athens, Georgia, University of Georgia Museum of Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, John Marin Memorial Exhibition, March 1, 1955-July 29, 1956, no. 12.
London, Arts Council Gallery, John Marin: Paintings, Water-colours, Drawings and Etchings, 1956.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art, The Mrs. Adele R. Levy Collection/A Memorial Exhibition, June 9-July 6, 1961, pp. 11, 31, illustrated.
Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art; Manchester, New Hampshire, Currier Gallery of Art, John Marin in Retrospect: An Exhibition of His Oils and Watercolors, March 2-June 24, 1962, pp. 23-24, no. 15, illustrated.
St. Louis, Missouri, St. Louis Art Museum; Honolulu, Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Arts; Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, The Ebsworth Collection: American Modernism 1911-1947, November 20, 1987-June 5, 1988, pp. 13-14, 31, 130-31, 211, no. 43, illustrated.
New York, Washburn Gallery, Albert Pinkham Ryder: The Descendants, November 7-December 2, 1989.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art; Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Twentieth-Century American Art: The Ebsworth Collection, March 5-November 12, 2000, pp. 174-76, 291, no. 43, illustrated.
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Modern Art and America: Alfred Stieglitz and his New York Galleries, January 28-April 22, 2001, pp. 350-51, 534, no. 127, illustrated.
Salem, Massachusetts, Peabody Essex Museum, Painting Summer in New England, April 22-September 4, 2006, pp. 36, 43, no. 23, illustrated
Portland, Maine, Portland Museum of Art; Fort Worth, Texas, Amon Carter Museum of American Art; Andover, Massachusetts, Phillips Academy, Addison Gallery of American Art, John Marin: Modernism at Midcentury, June 23, 2011-April 1, 2012, no. 13, illustrated (as My Hell Rising).