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Provenance

Edward C. [died 1915] and Mary Emma Griffin Walker [1855-1937], Willistead Manor, Walkerville, Ontario, and Washington, D.C., by 1919; bequest 4 May 1937 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

[1] Lent to Loan Exhibition of the Works of Gustave Courbet, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1919, no. 38.

Exhibition History
1919
Loan Exhibition of the Works of Gustave Courbet, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 7 April-18 May 1919, no. 38, as The Fisherman.
1958
A Selection of Paintings from the Edward C. Walker and Mary Walker Collection, Willistead Art Gallery, Windsor, Ontario, 8-29 October 1958, no. 3.
1959
French Masterworks: A Loan Exhibit from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, 1 July-13 August 1959.
1959
University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, 9-29 November 1959.
1983
La Vie Moderne: Nineteenth-Century French Art from the Corcoran Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Columbus Museum of Arts and Sciences, Georgia; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Tampa Museum; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha; Akron Art Museum, 1983-1985, no. 7, repro.