In Germany, from 1922–23, Hartley painted a series of Southwestern landscapes, which become known as his New Mexico Recollections and include New Mexico Recollection, 1923 (2008.06.01), and New Mexico Recollection #14, c. 1923 (2009.01.01).
Rocks in the Water, 1922–23, in the New Mexico Museum of Art, features similar dimensions and a similar scene done in a palette dominated by greys.
Private Collection, New York (Mrs. Charles P. [Adelaide] Kuntz);
By descent in the family to their daughter in California;
[Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV];
Anschutz Collection, Denver, CO, 1981;
[Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM, 1998];
Dirks Family Collection, Santa Fe, NM, 1998;
[Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM, 2008];
Reno, Nevada. Sierra Nevada Museum Art (now Nevada Museum of Art). Artists in the American Desert (November 29, 1980-January 11, 1981); Fresno. Fresno Art Center (March 29-April 27, 1981); Oakland, CA. Kaiser Center (May 15-June 21, 1981); Austin, TX. Laguna Gloria Art Museum (July 10-August 23, 1981); Little Rock, AK. Arkansas Art Center (September 11-October 11, 1981); Tucson, AZ. University of Arizona Museum of Art (December 5, 1981-January 5, 1982); Beaumont, TX. Beaumont Art Museum (February 5-March 5, 1982); Palm Springs, CA. Palm Springs Desert Museum (March 15-April 30, 1982); Littleton, CO. Arapaho College (May 15-June 18, 1982); pp. 12, 18, 38, ill. p. 12, fig. 3, cat. no, 2.
Birmingham, Alabama. Birmingham Museum of Art. The Expressionist Landscape: North American Modernist Painting, 1920-1947 (September 11-November 4, 1987); New York. IBM Gallery of Science (November 24, 1987-January 30, 1988); Syracuse, NY. Everson Museum of Art (February 14-March 27, 1988); Akron, OH. Akron Art Museum (April 9-June 5, 1988); Vancouver, British Columbia. Vancouver Art Gallery (June 30-August 21, 1988); ill. pp. 146, 192, ill. fig. 95, cat. no. 57.
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).
Santa Fe. Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Extended loan. January-April 2016.
Elizabeth McCausland Papers, Marsden Hartley Catalogue Raisonné: Landscapes-Oils, [circa 1944-1964]. Box 14, Folder 29, Frames 6-7, ill. Frames 6,7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Hole, Heather. Marsden Hartley and the West. Santa Fe: The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, 2007, pp. 99-101, ill. p. 100, fig 84.
Carpenter, Courtney. “New Mexico: Best of the West, Modern Landscapes,” Southwest Art 37, no. 8 (January 2008), p. 38.
Agee, William C. and Lewis Kachur. Masterpieces of American Modernism: From the Vilcek Collection. London: Merrell, 2013, pp. 26, 66-67, 69, 236, 266, ill. p. 66-67.
Abatemarco, Michael. “Assimilation Through Art: The Modernist Collection of Marica and Jan Vilcek,” Pasatiempo, September 25, 2015, p. 39.