lower right: Marin 51; across upper left and center of top stretcher bar reverse: (Bather on Rocks) 1951 22 x 28 SR#404 NBM 1/13/84 PALETTE ART; lower right on stretcher bar reverse: 5201 / 94
The artist; his estate; by inheritance to his son, John C. Marin, Jr. [1914-1988], Cape Split, Maine; gift 1986 to NGA.
- Reich, Sheldon. John Marin: Part I, A Stylistic Analysis; Part II, Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols. Tucson, 1970:, no. 51.3, (as Bather on Rocks).
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 233, repro.