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lower right: Childe Hassam 1901

Provenance

Purchased 1907 from the artist by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1905
Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, 1 June - 15 October 1905, no. 1.
1907
First Annual Exhibition: Oil Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, Corcorcan Gallery of Art, Washington, 1907, no. 240, as North East Headlands -- New England Coast.
1908
Third Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright Art Gallery, 30 April - 30 August 1908, no. 67, as North East Headlands -- New England Coast.
1911
Exhibition of Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings by Childe Hassam, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 28 December 1911 - 15 January 1912, no 8, as Northeast Headlands, New England Coast.
1965
Childe Hassam: A Retrospective Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester NH, 1965, no. 32, as Northeast Headlands -- New England Coast.
1975
15 American Artists from the Corcoran: an Exhibition of American 20th C. Works from the Permanent Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, London Art Gallery, Ontario, 4 April - 6 May 1975, no. 1, repro., as Northeast Headlands -- New England Coast.
1977
Themes in American Painting, Grand Rapids Art Museum, 1 October - 30 November 1977, no. 28.
1978
A Stern and Lovely Scene: A Visual History of the Isles of Shoals, University Art Galleries, University of New Hampshire, Durham, unnumbered checklist, as Northeast Headlands -- New England Coast.
1980
La Pintura de Los Estados Unidos de Museos de la Ciudad de Washington, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, 18 November 1980 - 4 January 1981, no. 36, as Promontorios del Noreste -- Costa de Nueva Inglaterra.
1998
The Forty-fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907-1998, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 17 July - 29 September 1998, unnumbered checklist.
2003
Portraits of Places: Prints of Childe Hassam, an American Impressionist, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 7 June - 4 August 2003, unpublished checklist.
2003
The Impressionist Tradition in America, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2003-2004, unpublished checklist.
2005
Encouraging American Genius: Master Paintings from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 2005-2007, checklist no.60.
2008
The American Evolution: A History through Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1 March - 27 July 2008, unpublished checklist.
2009
American Paintings from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 6 June-18 October 2009, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013-28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
2011
Larkin, Susan G. "Childe Hassam, A North East Headland." In Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Edited by Sarah Cash. Washington, 2011: 182-183, 275, repro.