Mr. and Mrs. Athlee Kohl, Chicago, Illinois.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard O'Connor.
Bernard Danenberg Galleries, Inc., New York.
Joan B. Kroc, California, acquired from the above.
Estate of the above.
Christie's, New York, 25 May 2006, lot 143.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
The Saturday Evening Post, September 28, 1929, cover illustration.
T. Buechner, Norman Rockwell: Artist and Illustrator, New York, 1970, no. 245, illustrated.
T. Buechner, Norman Rockwell: A Sixty Year Retrospective, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1972, p. 47.
W. Hillcourt, Norman Rockwell's World of Scouting, New York, 1977, p. 75.
L.N. Moffatt, Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986, pp. 116-17, no. C309, illustrated.
C. Finch, Norman Rockwell: 332 Magazine Covers, New York, 2013, pp. 145, 368, illustrated (as Making Friends).
Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, and elsewhere, Norman Rockwell: A Sixty Year Retrospective, May 26-July 23, 1972, no. 17.