below image, in graphite, at right: Nesch; below image, in graphite, at left: Probedruck / Fra des Arts zum (...) (?); below image, at bottom right, in graphite, by later hand: 36 / 22 / 15
Gift of the artist to Helene Des Arts, Hamburg (not in Lugt);  Des Arts family, by descent (?); (Des Arts sale, Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, June 8, 1985, lot 26); (Marlborough Graphics, London); Ruth Kainen, Washington, D.C., purchased November 28, 1985; Gift to NGA, 2012.
- Helliesen, Sidsel and Bodil Sorensen. Rolf Nesch, The Complete Graphic Works. Milan, Italy, 2009: no. 137, only