Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left): K.Gibran/ 1915
the artist, New York (1915–d. 1931; his bequest to Minis); Mary H. Minis, Savannah, Ga. (1931–32; her gift to MMA)
New York. the artist's studio, West 10th Street. "Kahlil Gibran," January 21–February 7, 1932, no catalogue.
Jean Gibran and Kahlil Gibran. Kahlil Gibran: His Life and World. Boston, 1974, p. 412, ill. (installation photo of Exh. New York 1932) and p. 272.
Tania Sammons in Khalil Gibran: Artiste et visionnaire. Exh. cat., Institut du Monde Arabe. [Paris], 1998, pp. 58, 203.