lower left in plate: Oct. 1st 1920 / [the artist's monogram] / Easthampton; lower right in graphite: [the artist's monogram] imp-; upper left edge in graphite by unknown hand: 165; lower left edge in graphite by unknown hand: Heavy Surf at High Tide; lower right edge in graphite by unknown hand: 17 3/8 20 3/8; upper right verso in graphite by unknown hand: #21
the artist, New York; wife of the artist, New York, 1935; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1940; 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, p. 111, no. 163.