on verso, signed by artist, bottom right corner in graphite: Robert Adams 1979; bottom left: Below Mt. Garfield, Mesa County, Colorado; by unknown hand, bottom center: 5B; bottom center stamped in black ink: Copyright © by Robert Adams; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right in graphite: 1982.3.2
Max B. Schwartz, American Telephone and Telegraph Company, New York; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1982; acquired by NGA, 2015.
- American Images: New Work by Twenty Contemporary Photographers, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, October 13 – December 2, 1979, organized by the Bell System. Travelled until April 1982.
- Danese, Renato ed. American Images: New Work by Twenty Contemporary Photographers. Exh. cat. New York, 1979: 15, no. 5.