in graphite, lower left: FIRST ELEMENT FIRST STATE; lower right: J Johns '95; [in another hand] PLATE I 1st STATE [indistinct numbers]
Acquired by NGA in 2010 directly from the artist.
- Field, Richard S. The Prints of Jasper Johns, 1960-1993: A Catalogue Raisonné. West Islip, New York: Universal Limited Art Editions, 1994, no. 266.