Inscription: inscribed (top): Med Foots/118 East 79th Street/4th Floor;Tom Dillon/655 5th Ave. 8th Floor/PL–3–6705
the artist, Springs, N.Y. (until d.1956; his estate, New York, 1956–62); Lee Krasner Pollock, New York (1962–d.1984; her estate, New York, 1984–90; sold to MMA)
New York. Jason McCoy Inc. "Jackson Pollock: New Found Works," September 12–October 28, 1995, not in catalogue.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Jackson Pollock: Early Sketchbooks and Drawings," October 21, 1997–February 8, 1998, no catalogue.
Francis Valentine O'Connor and Eugene Victor Thaw, ed. Jackson Pollock: A Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings, Drawings, and Other Works. Vol. 3, Drawings, 1930–1956. New Haven, 1978, p. 67, no. 478, date it ca. 1938–39.
Lisa Mintz Messinger. "Pollock Studies the Mexican Muralists and the Surrealists: Sketchbook III." The Jackson Pollock Sketchbooks in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1997, p. 87, no. III:24v.