Signed verso: "Ben Norris"; label verso inscribed: "Wind From the Sea I / oil by Ben Norris". From the estate of the artist. Painted while the artist was serving as chairman of the Art Department at the University of Hawaii (1946-1955).Exhibited: One-man show at the Passedoit Gallery, New York, April 28-May 17, 1952; "Ben Norris", first thirty-year retrospective show at Hunnicut Gallery, Punaluu, October 25-November 30, 1969.
Published: Norris, Ben and Margaret Norris Castrey (ed.). "Ben Norris: American Modernist, 1910-2006". Boston: 2009. pgs. 78 (illustrated), 208, 216.