lower left: J. Decker.
Private collection, Los Angeles; purchased 2001 by private collection, California; purchased 5 March 2004 through (Richard York Gallery, New York) by NGA.
- Possibly Seventh Annual Exhibition of the Society of American Artists, National Academy of Design, New York, 1884, as A Good Season.
- Feast for the Eyes: American Masterworks from the National Gallery of Art, Academy Art Museum, Easton, Maryland, 2008, no cat.
- Kelly, Franklin. "Joseph Decker, Ripening Pears." National Gallery of Art Bulletin, no. 32 (Fall 2004): 18-19, repro.