lower right: Louis 48
The artist; gift to Mrs. Stuart Hunter, Washington; by descent to private collection, Hillsborough, North Carolina; by descent to private collection, Maryland; purchased 19 December 2017 through (Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, California) by NGA.
- Fourth Annual Area Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, November-December 1949.
- Seventeenth Annual Exhibition of Maryland Artists, Baltimore Museum of Art, March-April 1949, no. 63..
- Headley, Diane Upright. The Drawings of Morris Louis. Exh. cat. National Collection of Fine Arts (now Smithsonian American Art Museum), Washington; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge. Washington, 1979: 56, repro.
- Upright, Diane. Morris Louis: The Complete Paintings, New York, 1985: 36, repro. 134, 194, no. 16.