by later hand, across verso in graphite: (writing exercise consisting of various words, such as"journey," "opportunity," "Constantinople," and "elephant," written repeatedly); by later hand, lower right verso in graphite (upside down): 31 / [undeciphered signature]
probably Miss Dinah Caney (sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 June 1973, part of lot 299); (bought by Christopher Powney); Finchden Manor, Tenterden, Kent; Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York, 1977; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.
- Grasselli, Margaret M., and Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., eds. The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2012: 168 (color).