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Inscription

in image, at bottom right, in graphite: E L Kirchner; on verso, Kirchner estate stamp annotated in pen and black ink: A Dre I Bf 5 (?); in graphite: K3642

Provenance

E.L. Kirchner estate, Basel (Lugt 1570b). (Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York, 1973); purchased by Ruth Cole Kainen, Washington, D.C. (her mark, not in Lugt); Gift to NGA, 2012.

Exhibition History
1924
Herbstausstellung: Zeichnungen, Graphik, Aquarelle, Pastelle, Gouachen, Kleinplastic. Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 1924, no. 295.
1964
E. L. Kirchner - Brücke. Gallerie Roman Norbert Ketterer, Campione d'Italia, 1964, pp. 24-25, no. 9 (repro).
1964
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Galatea Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin, 1964, no. 18.
1972
German Expressionist Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors, Sculpture. Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York, 1972, 39, no. 37 (repro.)
1988
German Expressionist Graphics, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 1988.
2003
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1880-1938. Royal Academy of Art, London, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2003, pp. 10, 249, no. 70 (color)(Washington only).
2006
Coming of Age: Egon Schiele and the Modernist Culture of Youth. Galerie St. Etienne, New York, 2006 (no cat.).
2014
Modern German Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2014.