Provenance

(The Downtown Gallery, New York, N.Y.) Dorothy Braude Edinburg, Boston, 1955; gift to the National Gallery of Art, 1978.

Exhibition History
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 120.
1986
Graphic Survey Show, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1986-1987.
1999
Georgia O'Keeffe: The Poetry of Things, The Phillips Collection, Washington, 1999, as Shell.
2000
O'Keeffe on Paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 9 April-9 July 2000; The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, 29 July-29 October 2000, 50-51. no. 45.
Bibliography
1999
Lynes, Barbara Buhler. Georgia O'Keeffe: Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1999.
2000
O'Keeffe on Paper. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, 2000: no. 45.