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Inscription

lower left in plate: Based on life sketch of 1923 / Walter Tittle 1938; lower right in graphite: Walter Tittle imp.; lower left margin in graphite: Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes [underlined]; lower right corner in graphite by unknown hand: 319

Marks and Labels

stamped lower right verso in black ink (twice): F.B.B. [circled]

Provenance

Frank B. Bristow, Falls Church, Virginia; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1968; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1950
Fowler, Alfred, ed. A Check-List of Prints by Walter Tittle. Unpublished (Print Collector's Club, Alexandria, VA), 1950, no. 235.