Milton Avery Trust.
Grace Borgenicht Gallery, Inc., New York.
Sanford B. Cohl, New York.
Christie's, New York, 5 May 1982, lot 11, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Property of a Private Collector, New York
B.L. Grad, Milton Avery, Royal Oak, Michigan, 1981, n.p., no. 1, illustrated.
M. Price, Milton Avery, Early and Late, exhibition catalogue, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, 1981, p.1n11.
M.J. Price, The Paintings of Milton Avery, PhD dissertation, University of Michigan, 1982, pp. 61-62, no. 55, illustrated.
H. Kramer, "Milton Avery," The New York Times Magazine, August 29, 1982, pp. 32, 38, illustrated.
J. Snyder, Against the Stream: Milton Avery, Adolph Gottlieb, and Mark Rothko in the 1930s, Katonah, New York, 1994, p. 25.
J. Baal-Teshuva, N. Levis, Mark Rothko: 1903-1970: Pictures as Drama, New York, 2003, pp. 22, 24, illustrated.
A. Neset, Arcadian Waters and Wanton Seas: The Iconology of Waterscapes in Nineteenth Century Transatlantic Culture, New York, 2009, p. 196.
K.E. Willers, Milton Avery & the End of Modernism, New Paltz, New York, 2011, n.p.
San Francisco, California, Gallery Reese Palley, Milton Avery, September 1968, p. 10.
Louisville, Kentucky, University of Louisville, Allen R. Hite Art Institute, Milton Avery: Paintings and Drawings, 1929-1962, January 9-29, 1965, no. 4.
Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery; Little Rock, Arkansas, Arkansas Art Center, Milton Avery, 1893-1965, April 3-June 26, 1966, pp. 17, 35, no. 4, illustrated.
Washington, D.C., National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution; Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Museum; Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Milton Avery, December 12, 1969-May 31, 1970, no. 7, illustrated.
Austin, Texas, University of Texas Art Museum; Summit, New Jersey, Summit Art Center; Washington, D.C., Phillips Collection, Milton Avery--Drawings and Paintings, December 5, 1976-June 19, 1977.
Sarasota, Florida, John and Marble Ringling Museum of Art, Milton Avery Retrospective Exhibition, September 23-October 31, 1977.
Wichita, Kansas, Wichita State University, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Milton Avery: Paintings and Prints, December 7, 1977-January 15, 1978.
Edmonton, Canada, Edmonton Art Gallery; Banff, Canada, Walter Phillips Gallery; Windsor, Canada, Windsor Art Gallery; Saskatoon, Canada, Mendel Art Gallery; Hamilton, Canada, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Milton Avery, September 1978-April 1979.
New York, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, Inc., Milton Avery: Paintings of the Thirties, February 2-28, 1980, no. 12, illustrated.
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carnegie Institute; Fort Worth, Texas, Fort Worth Art Museum; Buffalo, New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Denver, Colorado, Denver Art Museum; Minneapolis, Minnesota, Walker Art Center, Milton Avery, September 15, 1982-October 30, 1983, pp. 34, 49, 153, no. 18, illustrated.