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Inscription

lower right in black ink: Berryman; lower right in graphite: September 25, 1940; lower center in black ink: ANOTHER SUGGESTION FOR SCULPTURE FOR THE SOCIAL SECURITY BUILDING; upper left in graphite by unknown hand: 3 cols Wed; upper right verso in red colored pencil by unknown hand: 425; lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: 4254 [circled]

Provenance

Florence S. Berryman (daughter of the artist), Washington, DC; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1955; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
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. 136, no. 909.