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lower left: W. Whittredge

Provenance

Purchased 1875 from the artist by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1875
Fiftieth Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, 1875, no. 354.
1966
Past and Present: 250 Years of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, unpublished checklist.
1969
Worthington Whittredge (1820-1910): A Retrospective Exhibition of an American Artist, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica; Brooklyn Museum; Cincinnati Art Museum, 1969-1970, no. 18.
1971
The Beckoning Land, Nature and the American Artist: A Selection of Nineteenth Century Paintings, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1971, no. 34.
1976
Corcoran [The American Genius], Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1976, unnumbered catalogue.
1980
La Pintura de los Estados Unidos de Museos de la Ciudad de Washington [Painting in the United States from Public Collections in Washington], Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, 1980-1981, no. 16.
1982
Worthington Whittredge: Artist of the Hudson River School, Morris Museum of Arts and Sciences, Morristown, 1982, no. 24.
1984
The Waters of America: Nineteenth Century American Paintings of Rivers, Streams, Lakes, and Waterfalls, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1984, unnumbered catalogue.
1988
After Eden: American Landscape 1875-1925, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, 1988, unnumbered catalogue.
1989
Worthington Whittredge: Hudson River Artist, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1989-1990, brochure.
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; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 2005-2007, checklist no. 40.
2008
Nature as Nation: 19th-Century American Landscapes from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 30 August 2008-18 October 2009, unpublished checklist.
2008
The American Evolution: A History through Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013-28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1882
Macleod, William. Catalogue of the Paintings, Statuary, Casts, Bronzes, &c. of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, 1882: 55, no. 77.
1887
Macleod, William. Catalogue of the Paintings, Statuary, Casts, Bronzes, &c. of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, 1887: 57, no. 77.
1947
Corcoran Gallery of Art. Handbook of the American Paintings in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, 1947: 38.
2011
Raab, Jennifer. "Worthington Whittredge, Trout Brook in the Catskills." In Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Edited by Sarah Cash. Washington, 2011: 30, 138-139, 267, repro.