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Inscription

lower left verso in graphite: Launching The Life Boat; lower center verso in graphite: C / W; lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: 16; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: HX

Provenance

Mrs. Childs Bruen Perkins, Boston, MA; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1945; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1983
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 128, no. 859.