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Inscription

lower left in graphite: 1 Pines or firs / 2 inclining to greenish / 3 summit of mountains warm purple / greenish at base with bluish shadows / water greenish much lighter than the / slopes reflected with only slight / aproximation [sic] to the hue, except warm / grays or reddish tones / 4 warm gray 5 riddish brown 6 quite red / 7 brownish gray or purplish 8 gray / 9 clearing delicate green / 10 land slips or water [not deciphered]; lower right in graphite: Lake Brienz August [not deciphered]

Provenance

(The Old Print Shop, New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949; 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. 11, no. 78.