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Inscription

lower right, far right panel: de Kooning '40

Provenance

Commissioned 1940;[1] installed the same year in Norfolk, Virginia, on the American President Lines ship U.S.S. President Jackson; ship lent 1942 and later sold to the U.S. Navy as a troop carrier; U.S. Navy Reserve Fleet, Suisun Bay, Benicia, California; U.S. Maritime Commission, Department of Commerce; transferred 1971 to NGA.

Bibliography
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 189, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 220, repro.