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lower left on stone: Stuart Davis; lower left in graphite: 20/25; lower right in graphite: Stuart Davis; lower left in graphite by unknown hand: #14 Barber Shop Chord; lower right in graphite by unknown hand: 20.

Marks and Labels

Ruth Kainen stamp The Downtown Gallery (NOV 15 1935) stamp


(Angus Whyte Gallery, Boston); Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C., purchased August 8, 1973; gift to NGA, 2005.

Exhibition History

Medieval to Modern: Recent Acquisitions of Drawings, Prints, and Illustrated Books, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, no. 179.
Modern American Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2014-2015
Three Centuries of American Prints: from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington; National Gallery in Prague, Prague 1; Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, 2016 - 2017, no. 78.


Cole, Sylvan. The Prints of Stuart Davis. New York: Associated American Artists, 1976, no. 14.
Brodie, Judith. "Gifts and Acquisitions: Stuart Davis, Barber Shop Chord.Sea." National Gallery of Art Bulletin 34 (Spring 2006): 24-25, repro.

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