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Inscription

lower right: Marin 51; across upper left and center of top stretcher bar reverse: (Bather on Rocks) 1951 22 x 28 SR#404 NBM 1/13/84 PALETTE ART; lower right on stretcher bar reverse: 5201 / 94

Provenance

The artist; his estate; by inheritance to his son, John C. Marin, Jr. [1914-1988], Cape Split, Maine; gift 1986 to NGA.

Bibliography
1970
Reich, Sheldon. John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1970, no. 51.3 (as Bather on Rocks).
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 233, repro.