Inscription: Signed (lower center): Dove; dated and inscribed (verso): Weather Vane 1935
the artist (to Stieglitz); Alfred Stieglitz, New York (possibly 1935–d. 1946; his estate, 1946–49; gift to MMA)
Washington, D. C. Phillips Memorial Gallery. "Retrospective Exhibition of Works in Various Media by Arthur G. Dove," March 23–April 18, 1937, no. 17.
Museum of Modern Art, New York. "From the Alfred Stieglitz Collection: An Extended Loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 22–August 12, 1951, no catalogue (checklist no. E.L.51.656; loan extended to June 9, 1958).
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. 124, 262, no. 87, ill. (color).