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Inscription

signed by artist, lower left in negative: VAN DER ZEE / NYC [underlined] / 1924; on verso, artist's stamp center in black ink

Provenance

The Estate of James Van Der Zee; by inheritance to Donna Van Der Zee, New York; (Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York), by 1999; NGA purchase, 2000.

Exhibition History
1993
Van Der Zee: Photographer, 1886 - 1983, The National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., October 22, 1993 - February 13, 1994.
2009
Harlem Renaissance, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, 2009, unnumbered catalogue.
2015
In Light of the Past: Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Collecting Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 3 – July 26, 2015
2017
Posing for the Camera: Gifts from Robert B. Menschel, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2017 - 2018, unnumbered catalogue.
Bibliography
1993
Van Der Zee: Photographer, 1886 - 1983. Exh. cat. The National Portrait Gallery. Washington, D.C., 1993: 91.
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