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Inscription

lower left: Geo. Baer / Colomb / Bechar 27

Provenance

The artist; given June 1929 to Maud Dale [Mrs. Chester Dale, 1875-1953], New York; her husband, Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; his estate; bequest 1964 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1928
Exposition Martin & George Baer: Peintures des Frères Baer, Galerie Jeune Peinture, Paris, 1928 (catalogue not yet located).
1929
Possibly Paintings of North Africa and The Grand Sahara Desert by Martin Baer, George Baer, Newhouse Galleries, New York; Newhouse Galleries, Saint Louis; Newhouse-Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles, 1929 (catalogue not yet located).
Bibliography
1928
The Art of Martin Baer, George Baer. Newhouse Galleries, New York, 1928, unnumbered, repro.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 14, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 23, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 23, repro.