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Inscription

signed by artist, bottom right below image in graphite: HBRobertson; on verso, top left corner stamped in red ink: 114; by unknown hand, top left corner in red ink: - 2; top center in graphite: Y39 - 4 / A - 1; top right corner: C186; upper center: #4 "Theme Center" / Brc; center in blue ink: Henry B. Robertson / R. D. I. / Wilmington / Del.; bottom left corner in graphite: V 12; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right corner in graphite: 1997.20.5; exhibition label in top left corner, yellow text on black background: Exhibited / In the / Clubrooms / Of the / MILWAUKEE / Photo Pictorialists; gold stamp in upper center, embossed: 1940 / KODAK EXHIBIT / AWARD OF / MERIT; exhibition label in upper right, black text on tan background with green image of leaf: Accepted and Hung / 1941 WINDSOR INTERNATIONAL / SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY / EGW / SPONSORED BY THE / PHOTO GUILD OF WINDSOR / affiliated with the / The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain

Provenance

Brenda Edelson, Baltimore, MD; purchased by the FRIENDS of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1997; acquired by NGA, 2015.