Inscription: Signed, dated, and inscribed (lower left, in orange paint): To my friend B.Z. / [scratched on surface] Biddle 1934
the sitter (1934–d. 1966); his son Tessim Zorach, Brooklyn (1966–68; his gift to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "American Paintings, Drawings and Watercolors from the Museum's Collections," October 1–December 7, 1969, no catalogue.
Lowery Stokes Sims. The Figure in 20th Century American Art: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Jacksonville Art Museum. New York, 1984, p. 52, ill.