Inscription Verso, canvas center, black ink: COE
Verso, label in center, handwritten in black ink: "A Portrait Setch [sic]." / by Richard B. Coe / 31st St. / Birmingham, Ala.
Verso, upper left on stretcher bar, black ink: "A PORTRAIT SKETCH" R. B. COE
Verso, lower left on stretcher bar, graphite: 2-30
Provenance Richard B. Coe; gift to Rella Rudulph, Birmingham, Alabama, about 1935; purchased by Kerry Colonna, Los Angeles, California; gift to the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, 2020