Estate of the Artist;
[Robert Henry Adams Fine Art, Chicago, IL];
[Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, New York, NY];
[Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM];
The Jan T. and Marica Vilcek Collection, 2006-2008;
Gift to The Vilcek Foundation, 2008;
New York. Salander O’Reilly Galleries. Stuart Davis: Black and White. November 6-December 28, 1985, cat. no. 57 (supplementary checklist).
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. 307, 308, ill p. 307, cat. no. 169.
New York. Salander-O’Reilly Galleries. Stuart Davis: Black and White Paintings & Drawings. February 3-27, 1999.
Lexington, Kentucky. Art Museum At The University Of Kentucky. Mid Century Modernism From The Huntington Museum Of Art. December 4, 2010-March 26, 2011.
St. Louis. Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art. Fall 2011-April 2012.
Wilkin, Karen. Stuart Davis. New York: Abbeville Press, 1987, ill. p. 212, pl. 218, as Letter and His Ecol, Black and White Version No. 1.
Boyajian, Ani and Mark Rutkoski eds. Stuart Davis: A Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007, vol. 3, pp. 462-463, color ill. p. 462, cat. no. 1736, as Letter and His Ecol. (Black and White Version).
Agee, William C. and Lewis Kachur. Masterpieces of American Modernism: From the Vilcek Collection. London: Merrell, 2013, pp. 19, 216-217, 264, ill. p. 217.