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Inscription

lower right in black ink: To my friend / Alexander / Robert Blum; lower left in graphite: 1st proof; lower center of verso in graphite by unknown hand: Show all / Do Both from Edge of own margin / B. mat to-gather / 14 x 8 1/2 with A 14 x 18 1/2

Marks and Labels

[illegible watermark]

Provenance

artist to John White Alexander (probably 1880); descended in the family to Mrs. Alexander's son and granddaughter (Irina Reed); gift to Mary Anne Goley, Arlington, VA; gift to NGA, 2012

Bibliography
1985
Weber, Bruce. "Robert Frederick Blum (1857-1903) His Milieu" Ph.D. diss., City University, NY (1985): 102-103..