Signature: Chufu, Kong Xiaoyu painted in Shanghai
Dated summer of 1943
Artist's seals: 1. Kongyin (square, white characters)
2. Seventy-second generation descended from Confucius (square, red characters)
Marking: Collectors' seals: Robert Hatfield Ellsworth Collection
Robert H. Ellsworth , New York (until 1986; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Painting: Selections from the Robert H. Ellsworth Collection," February 2, 1988–September 25, 1988.
Fort Worth. Kimbell Art Museum. "Style and Expressionism: Modern Chinese Painting," November 4, 1989–January 14, 1990.