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upper right in plate: Cos Cob / [the artist's monogram] / 1915; lower right in graphite: [the artist's monogram] imp.; lower left in graphite by unknown hand: THE WRITING DESK; upper left verso in graphite by unknown hand: 41 [circled]; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: 43 3/4 [circled]

Marks and Labels

stamped lower center verso in black ink: F.B.B. [circled]


Frank B. Bristow, Falls Church, VA; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washingotn, DC, 1968; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Cortissoz, Royal, and the Leonard Clayton Gallery. Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of Childe Hassam, N.A.. San Francisco, CA: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1989, pp. 46-47, no. 54.