signed by artist, lower right on image, vertical in black ink: VANDERZ; lower right on image, vertical: NY; on verso, center reversed in graphite: James A VanD / 1924; by unknown hand, bottom center: I-P-620; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right: 1987.27.3; bottom right corner: LG
Eric R. Fox, Washington, DC; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1987; acquired by NGA, 2015.
- Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, April 11–June 22, 1998; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, July 26–October 19, 1998; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, November 22, 1998–February 14, 1999
- Malet, Rosa Maria et al. Modernitat Americana: Obres de la Corcoran Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, 2008: 92, 172.