Inscription: Signed and dated (back of collar): JO DAVIDSON 1935; inscribed (bronze plaque, front of base, by sitter): a derain
Marking: Foundry mark (back of jacket, stamped): CIRE / C. VALSUANI / PERDUE
Joan M. Marter inAmerican Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Thayer Tolles. Vol. 2, A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1865 and 1885. New York and New Haven, 2001, p. 714, no. 354, ill.