Inscription: Signed and dated (lower right, in graphite and watercolor, overlapping): Marin 21; signed and inscribed (on backing): Room 303 / Anderson Galleries / April 14 / 27 / 3 p.m. / Whosoever don't fall for this / and think they fall for / others of mine / to me / don't fall for a single one, / John Marin.
the artist; [Alfred Stieglitz, New York; sold to Strand]; Paul Strand, New York (ca. 1921–ca. 1927; by exchange to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (ca. 1927–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. "Two Hundred Years of Watercolor Painting in America: An Exhibition Commemorating the Centennial of the American Watercolor Society," December 8, 1966–January 29, 1967, no. 155.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Paintings and Watercolors by John Marin," February 3–March 19, 1981, no catalogue.
Sheldon Reich. John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné. Tucson, 1970, vol. 2, p. 492, fig. 21.60.
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, pp. 174, 270, no. 136, ill. (color, recto and verso).