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Inscription

lower right: W. H. 1874 / East Hampton L.I.

Provenance

Acquired c. 1956 in Tulsa, OK, by William Roerick [1913-1995], Los Angeles. (Zabriskie Gallery, New York); sold 1961 to Harold K. Hochschild, Princeton, NJ. (Sale, Sotheby's New York, 22 October 1981, no. 54). Dr. and Mrs. John E. Larkin; (sale, Sotheby's New York, 2 June 1983, no. 77). Paul Mellon [1907-1999], Upperville, Virginia; bequest 1999 to NGA, with life interest to Mrs. Mellon; life interest released 2012.

Exhibition History
1958
Winslow Homer: A Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1958-1959, no. 31, repro.
1959
A Retrospective Exhibition: Winslow Homer, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1959, no. 27.
1963
Winslow Homer in New York State, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NewYork, 1963, no. 2.
1973
Winslow Homer, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Art Institute of Chicago, 1973, no. 28 (New York only).
Bibliography
1957
Roerick, William. "Edward W. Root as Teacher." Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Bulletin (March 1957): n.p., repro.
1961
Gardner, Albert Ten Eyck. Winslow Homer, American Artist: His World and His Work. New York, 1961:repro. 124.
1969
Goodrich, David L. "How to Find Art Treasure in Your Attic." Family Weekly newspaper circular (16 March 1969): n.p.
1997
Harrison, Helen A. "Light of the Island Inspires its Artists." The New York Times (28 September 1997).
2005
Goodrich, Lloyd, edited and expanded by Abigail Booth Gerdts. Record of Works by Winslow Homer. 4 vols. New York, 2005: 2:no. 539, repro.