Inscription: Signed and dated (lower left, in watercolor): Marin 26
the artist (from 1926; to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (probably 1927–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)
Museum of Modern Art, New York. "John Marin: Watercolors, Oil Paintings, Etchings," October 19–November 22, 1936, no. 79.
An American Place. "Exhibition of Four Americans: Dove, Marin, O'Keeffe, Stieglitz, and Picasso," October 17–November 27, 1941, no. 4 (as "Pertaining to Stonington Harbor, Maine").
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O'Keeffe," October 13, 2011–January 2, 2012, no. 146.
Sheldon Reich. John Marin: A Stylistic Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné. Tucson, 1970, vol. 2, p. 570, fig. 26.46.
Celeste Connor. Democratic Visions: Art and Theory of the Stieglitz Circle, 1924–1934. Berkeley, 2001, pp. xii, 115-16, 229, no. 17, fig. 17, as "Movement, Stonington Harbor, Deer Island, Maine".
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. 179, 272, no. 146, ill. (color).