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upper right plate printed in black ink: Cos Cob / [the artist's monogram] / 1915; lower right in graphite: [the artist's monogram] imp.; lower left in graphite by unknown hand: THE WRITING DESK; upper left verso in graphite by unknown hand: 41 [circled]; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: 43 3/4 [circled]

Marks and Labels

lower center verso collector's stamp in black ink of Frank B. Bistow: F.B.B. [Lugt L.982a]


Frank B. Bristow, Falls Church, VA; bequest to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washingotn, DC, 1968; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Cortissoz, Royal and the Leonard Clayton Gallery. Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-points of Childe Hassam. revised edition. San Francisco, 1989. pp. 46-47, no. 54.