lower right plate printed in black ink: [the artist's monogram]; lower left in graphite II To Bessie Potter Vonnoh, from her friend / John Taylor Arms 1948; lower right in graphite: John Taylor Arms 1946 / SP; lower right in graphite by unknown hand: 17 x 18 1/2
the artist, Fairfield, CT; gift to Bessie Potter Vonnoh Keyes, New York, NY; bequest to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1955; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art
- William Dolan Fletcher. John Taylor Arms, A Man for All Time. New Haven: Eastern Press, 1982. p. 248, no. 394.