lower right in graphite: Feb 16th / Nub"; lower right in charcoal: E. Vedder 1890; lower right in red pencil by unknown hand: 16
the artist, Rome, Italy; Anita Herriman Vedder (daughter of the artist), Rome, Italy, 1923; American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, 1954; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1955; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art
- Progress of An American Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1963
- Elihu Vedder: Voyage On the Nile, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 2011-2012, p. 104, no. 68, repro
- Soria, Regina. Elihu Vedder: American Visionary Artist in Rome (1836-1923). Rutherford, New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1970, no. D400.
- 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. 80, no. 506.