Signed, in graphite: lower center, HOWARD COOK; signed and inscribed, in ink, on original cardboard backing: HOWARD COOK / RANCHERS OF TAOS, NEW MEXICO; titled and inscribed, in black crayon, on original backing board: SILVER NIGHT [underscored] / THIS PASTEL IS NOT FIXED / TAPE GLASS WHEN SENDING; inscribed, in graphite, [not artist's hand], on original cardboard: Whittier Fund / Bought June 1953 / from Exhibition of Cook's Works / Carpenter Art Galleries.
ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014
Howard Cook, Carpenter Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1953.
Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 230.
The artist; sold to present collection, 1953.
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