on verso, signed by artist, bottom right in graphite: Wright Morris; bottom left perpendicular along edge in graphite: Rural Nebraska; by unknown hand, top right in red crayon: W. Morris / $250 --- s[illegible] of 6; top right stamped in red ink: POSTED / DEC 31 1949 / EDITORIAL AUDITING DEPT.; upper right in graphite circled: 1; NY Times Magazine stamp, center right in red ink: N.Y. TIMES / MAGAZINE / SIZE [by unknown hand in graphite: 6 9/16 x 6
Barbara A. Koenig and Stephen E. Arkin, San Francisco, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.
- Morris, Wright. The Home Place. New York, 1948: 148.