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Inscription

on verso, by unknown hand, top left in orange wax pencil: A; top center in graphite underlined: TOP; vertical along right edge in black ink cursive: Alexander Calder; center in graphite: 36059 / R7-M; across center in black wax pencil: ---- 15 1/4 ----; center in orange wax pencil perpendicular circled: A; center in graphite circled: 81; center perpendicular in graphite circled scribbled out: 46; center perpendicular in graphite: PARKS; bottom right perpendicular in graphite circled: 8; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right corner in graphite: CGA#179

Provenance

Gordon Parks, New York; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1998; acquired by NGA, 2016.