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Inscription

lower right in black colored pencil: Olin Dows. 44; upper left verso in graphite by unknown hand: Lt 5. 64. 45; center verso in graphite by unknown hand: WD-111; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: OK

Marks and Labels

embossed upper right: Dixon's / David Cox / Drawing; stamped lower right verso in purple ink: Reviewed and Passed / U.S. Army / 24 FEB 1944 / Press Censor / E.T.O. U.S.A.; stamped lower right verso in black ink: Property of War Dept / Rejected / by / War Dept Art Committee

Provenance

War Department, Washington, DC, 1944; the artist, Washington, DC, 1944; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1947; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1983
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. 199, no. 1340.