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Inscription

lower right: Marin 31; upper left and upper center reverse: (Old Swedish Church, New Castle, Delaware) 1931 / 18 x 14 SR#175[the "175" crossed out] 31.28; upper right reverse: NBM 2/21[or 27?]/84; center right reverse, upside down: 5201 / [illegible]

Provenance

The artist; his estate; by inheritance to his son, John C. Marin, Jr. [1914-1988], Cape Split, Maine; gift 1986 to NGA.

Bibliography
1970
Reich, Sheldon. John Marin: Part I, A Stylistic Analysis; Part II, Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols. Tucson, 1970:, no. 31.28.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 232, repro.