The Artist; [Downtown Gallery, New York, NY]; Irving Kamens, New York, February 4, 1950; By descent to Constance Kamens, New York; Florence Swet Mahoney Collection, 1999; [Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, NY, May 2003]; Bill Dean, New York, NY, November 2003; [Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM];
New York. The Downtown Gallery. Stuart Davis: Recent Paintings: Oil and Watercolor. April 25-May 12, 1934, cat. no. 14, as Spotlight.
Cleveland. The Cleveland Museum of Art. Twelfth Exhibition of Watercolors and Pastels. February 20-March 24, 1935, (installation photograph).
New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. 1946 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Sculpture, Watercolors and Drawings. February 5-March 13, 1946, cat. no. 71, as Coordinates No. 2.
New York. The Downtown Gallery. Stuart Davis Retrospective Exhibition: Gouaches, Watercolors, Drawings 1912-1941. January 29-February 16, 1946, cat. no. 22, as Coordinates No. 2.
New York. New School for Social Research. Drawings by 27 Contemporary Artists (organized by the Associate Members of the New School). March 11-31, 1947.
Philadelphia. Coleman Art Gallery. 5 Prodigal Sons: Former Philadelphia Artists: Ralston Crawford, Stuart Davis, Charles Demuth, Julian Levi, Charles Sheeler. October 4-30, 1947, cat. no. 8, as Coordinates.
Columbia, Missouri. Stephens College. [title unknown]. [January] 1949. New York. The Downtown Gallery. Art and/or Money: Part III of Triple Exhibition: All Exhibits at $250. August 2-19, 1949, cat. no. 5, as Coordinates.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Stuart Davis, American Painter. (November 23, 1991-February 16, 1992); San Francisco. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (March 26-June 7, 1992); pp. 230-31, ill. p. 230, cat. no. 109, as Coordinates, Ship’s Rigging.
Chicago. Terra Museum of American Art. The Drawings of Stuart Davis: The Amazing Continuity. (December 12, 1992-February 7, 1993); Middlebury, Vermont. Middlebury College Museum of Art (March 30-May 2, 1993); San Antonio, Texas. Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum (May 23-July 18, 1993); Miami, Florida. Center for the Fine Arts (August 7-September 19, 1993); Andover, Massachusetts. Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy (October 17-December 30, 1993); Omaha, Nebraska. Joslyn Art Museum (February 12-April 10, 1994); Washington, D.C.. The Phillips Collection (May-July 1994); pp. 90-91, ill. p. 91, cat. no. 52, as Coordinates, Ship’s Rigging.
Gloucester, Massachusetts. Cape Ann Historical Museum. Stuart Davis in Gloucester. June 5-November 27, 1999, pp. 68, 122, ill. p. 68, pl. 37, as Coordinates, Ship’s Rigging. (Gloucester only).
Santa Fe. Gerald Peters Gallery. The Black and Whites of Stuart Davis. June 14-July 22, 2002, as Ship’s Rigging (Coordinates 2).
Tulsa. Philbrook Museum of Art. From New York to New Mexico: Masterworks of American Modernism from the Vilcek Foundation Collection (February 8-May 3, 2015); Phoenix. Phoenix Art Museum (June 5-September 6, 2015); Santa Fe. Georgia O’Keeffe Museum (September 25, 2015-January 10, 2016).
Bentonville, Arkansas. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Stuart Davis: In Full Swing. September 16, 2017-January 1, 2018.
Sales Slip, Irving Kamens, New York, February 4, 1950. The Downtown Gallery. Sales Records, Artwork: Sales Slips (1 of 2), 1950. Box 71, Reel 5626, Frame 343. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Downtown Gallery Records, Artist Notebooks: Davis, Stuart undated, 1910-1970. Box 34, Reel 5568, Frame 766. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Downtown Gallery Records, Artist Notebooks. Davis, Stuart, undated, 1910-1970. Reel 5568, Frames 997-998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Schjeldahl, Peter. “American Hybrid,” Village Voice, December 24, 1991, ill. in installation photograph of Metropolitan exhibition, p. 121.
MacMillan, Kyle. “Exhibit Draws on 2nd Facet of Artist (exhibition review),” Denver Post (July 5, 2002) sec FF, p. 4.
Boyajian, Ani and Mark Rutkoski eds. Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007, vol. 2 pp. 597-599, ill. p. 598, cat. no. 1175.
Agee, William C. and Lewis Kachur. Masterpieces of American Modernism: From the Vilcek Collection. London: Merrell, 2013, pp. 17, 198-199, 239, 240, 264, ill. p. 199.