lower left in graphite: Wild Cherry Bark-1/4 lb / put in 12 oz cold water - 12 hours / add 4 oz alcohol / 1 tablespoon [not deciphered] / 1 oz saltpetre
J. William Middendorf, II, McLean, Virginia; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1977; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art
- Selections from the Gift of J. Williams Middendorf, II, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1978, no. 40
- Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 69, no. 437.