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Inscription

lower left in black ink: C.S.; lower right in black wash: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; lower right edge in graphite: C. Schussele; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: 6/6vo-2

Provenance

(Victor Spark, New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1951; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1965
Michel, Bernard E. "Christian Schussele: Portrayer of America." Moravian Historical Society Transactions 20 (1965): pp. 249-267.
1983
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 41, no. 287.