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Inscription

lower left in graphite: Sheeler - 1940.

Provenance

(Downtown Gallery, New York); Mr. Huntington D. Sheldon; (Downtown Gallery, New York); Mrs. Rand, New York; (Robert Carlen, Philadelphia); (Wickersham, New York); Mr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Goldstone, New York; gift 1996 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1941
Contemporary American Watercolors. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1941, no. 106.
1965
Sheeler on a Shaker Theme. Albany Institute of History and Art, New York, 1965, no cat.
1965
The Herbert A. Goldstone Collection of American Art. The Brooklyn Museum, New York, 1965, 84, no. 80.
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 128.
2001
A Century of Drawing, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002, no. 72.
Bibliography
1965
Andrews, Faith and Edward D. "Sheeler and the Shakers." Art in America no. I (1965): 90, ill. 95.
1975
Friedman, Martin. Charles Sheeler. New York, 1975: 140-141.
2001
A Century of Drawing. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002: no. 72.