Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left, overlapping): Marin 19
the artist (to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (possibly 1919–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Feininger, Kuhn, Kuniyoshi, Marin and Nordfeldt," February 24–April 29, 1956, no catalogue.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fourteen American Masters: Paintings from Colonial Times to Today," October 16, 1958–January 4, 1959, no catalogue.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Paintings and Watercolors by John Marin," February 3–March 19, 1981, no catalogue.
Samuel M. Kootz. Modern American Painters. New York, 1930, pl. 41, as "Island".
Samuel M. Kootz. New Frontiers in American Painting. New York, 1943, pl. 58 (as "Island").
Sheldon Reich. John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné. Tucson, 1970, vol. 2, p. 471, fig. 19.28.
Matthew Baigell. "American Art and National Identity: The 1920s." Arts Magazine 61 (February 1987), p. 49, fig. 1.
Jessica Murphy inStieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe. The Alfred Stieglitz Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ed. Lisa Mintz Messinger. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 2011, p. 269, no. 132, ill. (color) p. 171 (recto), 269 (recto and verso).