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Inscription

lower left in graphite: From Sheep Island / Maine; lower right in graphite: Marin 51; by later hand, upper left verso in graphite: SR.51.14 / From Sheep Island, Maine / 1951 / 11 x 13 3/4; uRv//in graphite: NBM 5/11/84

Provenance

The artist; his estate; by inheritance to his son, John C. Marin, Jr. [1914-1988], Cape Split, Maine; Norma B. Marin (artist's daughter-in-law), NY; gift to NGA, 1991

Bibliography
1970
Reich, Sheldon. John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonne. 2 vols. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1970.