lower left: Milton Avery; center reverse: "Artist & Nude" / by / Milton Avery / 36 x 25 / 1940
The artist's wife, Sally Michel Avery [1902-2003], New York; (William Zierler Gallery, New York); Mr. and Mrs. Yves-Andre Istel, New York; gift 1991 to NGA.
- Haskell, Barbara. Milton Avery. Exh. cat. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and five other venues, 1982-1983. New York, 1982: 72.