Sale: Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, War Assets Administration, 19 June 1948, lot 44.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Property of the Owego Apalachin Central School District
New York Journal American, November 26, 1946, n.p., illustrated.
H. Weisgall, Advancing American Art, exhibition catalogue, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1947, n.p., illustrated.
P.R. Adams, Walt Kuhn, Painter: His Life and Work, Columbus, Ohio, 1978, pp. 194, 196, 269, no. 414 (as Red Bananas in Iron Dish).
M.L. Ausfeld, V.M. Mecklenburg, Advancing American Art: Politics and Aesthetics in the State Department Exhibition, 1946-48, exhibition catalogue, Montgomery, Alabama, 1984, pp. 75, 97, no. 46, illustrated (as Still Life with Bananas).
Columbus, Ohio, Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, April 11-May 1, 1942, no. 14.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and elsewhere, Advancing American Art, October 4-27, 1946.
Montgomery, Alabama, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, and elsewhere, Advancing American Art: Politics and Aesthetics in the State Department Exhibition, 1946-48, January 7-March 4, 1984 (as Still Life with Bananas).