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Inscription

upper left verso in graphite by unknown hand: TL 7669.84; lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: "Six Nude Bathers" / W. P. Babcock

Provenance

(Brodney Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1951; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1980
The Human Form: Contemporary American Figure Drawing and the Academic Tradition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1980, no. 11
1983
American Master Drawings from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1983
Bibliography
1983
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 40, no. 285.