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Inscription

lower left: Winslow Homer

Provenance

Paul Mellon [1907-1999], Upperville, Virginia; bequest 1999 to NGA, with life interest to his wife, Rachel Lambert Mellon [1910-2014].

Exhibition History
1968
American Art from Alumni Collections, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 1968, no. 103, repro.
Bibliography
1995
Cikovsky, Jr., Nicolai, and Franklin Kelly. Winslow Homer. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Washington, D.C., and New Haven, 1995: 64, fig. 39.
2014
Kelly, Franklin. "A Lasting Legacy: The Completion of an Unparalleled Gift." National Gallery of Art Bulletin 51 (Fall 2014): 2-5, repro.