in graphite, lower left: 1/2 FIRST ELEMENT 2nd STATE / [in another hand] 6/13/75; lower right: J Johns '95 / [in another hand] PLATE 1 2nd STATE 100% s. PORT BLK
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.