Signed lower right in graphite: Milton Avery/On verso: unfinished version of same subject; inscribed in green marker (in Avery's hand): "River in the Hills" / by Milton Avery / wc. / 22 * 30 / circa / 1941. Image and inscription crossed out in black crayon.
PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: HAND MADE J WHATMAN 1934 ENGLAND
Grace Borgenicht Gallery Inc., NY, NY; purchased by MFA, April 14, 1971.
The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund
© Milton Avery Trust / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.