lower right: E. Johnson / Aug. 29 - 74.
(Hirsch & Adler Galleries, New York); sold September 1974 to Paul Mellon [1907-1999], Upperville, Virginia; bequest 1999 to NGA, with life interest to Mrs. Mellon; life interest released 2012.
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