Signed by artist, lower right on sheet in black ink: Allen Ginsberg; artist inscription, across bottom under image: Sea of Japan, returning after year and half in India, six-week stopover in Japan travelling with Gary Snyder & wife Joanne Kyger, we supped at Zen Temple nearby, Snyder snorkelled, my Kodak Retina probably in Joanne's hands, early July 1963.; on verso, by unknown hand, across lower right in graphite: GDC-885; across lower center: GD-AG-90; in lower left corner: C: A61-18; across lower left: Signed 10/20[?]/89 10/18/89 S. K.; in upper left corner: #32 VE; across upper left: 63/#61/#1185
Allen Ginsberg Estate; Ellen and Gary Davis, Greenwich, CT (through Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York); gift to NGA, 2008.
- Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg, National Gallery of Art, Washington; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Grey Art Gallery & Study Center, New York University, New York; The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, 2010 - 2013, no. 66.