on verso, by unknown hand, upper center in red pencil: A. 1697; upper right crossed out in red ink: (?); upper right in graphite: 29,5 x 22,5; stamped, center left in blue ink (reversed, in multiple layers): [?]; stamped, center in square in blue ink: BRASSAÏ / 81, RUE DU FAUBg St JACQUES / PARIS - XIVe PORT-ROYAL 23-41; by unknown hand, center in blue ink: A. 1697; vertical along lower right edge in graphite: A. 1697 / 22,5 x 29,5; stamped, lower right circled in black ink: SUCCESSION / BRASSAÏ / ESTATE; by unknown hand, lower right in black ink: P.; lower right circled: 102 - 103
Brassaï, bequeathed to his wife, Gilberte, Paris; Madame Gilberte Brassaï Estate, Paris; gift to NGA, 2013.