lower right in plate: [artist's monogram]; lower left in graphite: II To Bessie Potter Vonnoh, from her friend / John Taylor Arms 1948; lower right in graphite: John Taylor Arms 1946 / SP; lower right edge in graphite by unknown hand: 17 x 18 1/2
the artist, Fairfield, CT; Bessie Potter Vonnoh Keyes, New York, 1948; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1955; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art
- Fletcher, William Dolan. John Taylor Arms, A Man for All Time: The Artist and His Work. New Haven, CT: The Sign of the Arrow, 1982, p. 248, no. 394, ii/ii.