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Inscription

on verso, E. L. Kirchner estate stamp, annotated in pen and black ink: Fs Da I Bg 48; in graphite: K6281 / 121

Provenance

E.L. Kirchner estate, Basel (Lugt 1570b). (Galerie Roman Norbert Ketterer, Campione d'Italia, 1975); purchased by Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C. (her mark, not in Lugt); Gift to NGA, 2012.

Exhibition History
1987
Master Drawings and Watercolors: Selections from the National Gallery Collection and Promised Gifts, Washington, D. C., 1978, p. 123.
1992
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Painting and Drawing, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C., 1992 (no cat.).
2001
A Century of Drawing, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C., 2001-2002, no. 22 (entry by Andrew Robison)(color).
2003
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1880-1938. Royal Academy of Art, London, and National Gallery of Art, Washington. Washington, 2003, no. 81 (Washington only).
2014
Modern German Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2014.
Bibliography
1998
Presler, Gerd. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: Seine Frauen, seine Modelle, seine Bilder. Munich, 1998: 60 (color).