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on verso, stamped, upper right in black ink with blue pencil underlining: PEIPING ESSAY 48; by unknown hand, center in graphite: 76 / 263 / 34; center in blue pencil: x CHILDREN - P&C / x CAFES + RESTAURANTS - CHINA / x BEVERAGES - TEA; center in graphite: teahouse; bottom center in graphite: 29; stamped, inverted, crossed out with blue ink, upper left in black ink: DEC 22 1948; stamped, perpendicular, upper left in blue ink: 28316-D [letter in blue pencil]; stamped, inverted, center left in black ink: LIFE PHOTO / BY / Bresson [artist's name in graphite]; stamped, inverted, center left in black ink, crossed out with graphite: LIFE PHOTO / BY / ALLAN GRANT; stamped, inverted, lower left in black ink: DEC 22, 1948; lower center in graphite: PF 49181 (GD-TL-260) GDC-153


(Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT, purchased 2002; gift to NGA, 2012.