on lower tacking margin reverse, inverted: 1958 #5
The artist [1903-1970]; his estate; consigned 1970 to (Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York); transferred 1977 back to the artist's estate; transferred 1979 to The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York; gift 1986 to NGA.
- Loan for display with permanent collection, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain, 1991-1995.
- The Tides of Provincetown: Pivotal Years in America's Oldest Continuous Art Colony (1899-2011), New Britain Museum of American Art; Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania; Wichita Art Museum; Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, Massachusetts, 2011-2012, no. 95, repro. (shown only in New Britain, Greensburg, and Wichita).
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 321, repro.
- Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 614, repro.