signed by artist, across bottom in black ink: Gregory Corso Paris 1957, looking out his skylight 9 Rue Gît-Le-Coeur [sic] Allen Ginsberg / At this time he had completed Bomb and was "eliminating" "_Death_" & "_Clown_". 1984; on verso, by artist's hand, lower center, vertical in graphite: Gaveaway / Daili (?); by unknown hand, lower right in graphite: #43/722 / BK 5 (?) H 27A NEG 11 (crossed out) / 1957; bottom center in graphite: GD-AG-086; bottom right in graphite GDC-681; bottom right in graphite: AG-854
Allen Ginsberg Estate; Gary S. Davis, Greenwich, CT; gift to NGA, 2010.