The original owner before his death filed Form VA with the United States Copyright Office
and The Library of Congress. The registration number is VAU 234 738, filed on August 14, 1992. Item #4 Copyright Claimants
is the deceased owners statement "Gift from Elvis in mid 50s for picking him up hitchhiking when his car brokedown." The date
of creation in Item #3 a) is 1952.
The original owner believed Elvis A. Presley painted the picture because Elvis signed the
painting. During his lifetime the original owner had no knowledge of Vincent van Gogh as the attributed artist.
All images are copyright by the owner. Any reproduction of the images in any form or
format is violation of the owner's copyright. The text written and transcribed above is copyright protected by Janet Gwendolyn
Smith Art with the permission of the owner.