signed in brush and black ink at upper left
Paul Rosenberg Gallery, New York, c. 1928; John U. and Elinor Castle Nef, Chicago; John U. Nef and his second wife, Evelyn Stefansson Nef, Washington, D.C.; bequest to NGA, 2010.
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