by artist, lower right in pen and black ink: Klee; by artist on mat, center left in pen and black ink: Leiche 1913 49; by later hand on mat, upper center verso in graphite: Dead [?]; by later hand on mat, upper right verso in graphite: DAVIS GALLERIES
(Berggruen & Cie, Paris). (Davis Galleries, New York), according to inscription. Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.
- Helfenstein, Josef, and Christian Rumelin. Paul Klee: Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. II. Bern, 2000: 951.
- Grasselli, Margaret M., and Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., eds. The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2012: 177 (color).