lower left verso in graphite: Launching The Life Boat; lower center verso in graphite: C / W; lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: 16; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: HX
Mrs. Childs Bruen Perkins, Boston, Massachusetts; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1945; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art
- The Common Touch, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1980-1981, 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. 128, no. 859.