Signed lower right: "Jo Pennell". Adhered to board inscribed verso: "at 'The Making of the Book' / Oil, watercolors, Etching / & Lithography - Exhibition / Bought Anderson Galleries / Dec. 1925". On blue-grey paper.
Exhibited: The Adventures of an Illustrator: The making of the book together with works in oils, watercolors, etching, lithography. Anderson Galleries, New York City, December 4-20 1925.
Published: Joseph Pennell, "The Adventures of an Illustrator: The making of the book" Anderson Galleries, NY, 1925. The New New York no. 96.