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Provenance

William Wilson Corcoran [1798-1888], Washington; gift 10 May 1869 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, as Girl with Pets; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1857
First Annual Exhibition of the Washington Art Association, Washington Art Association, 1857, no. 71.
1859
Thirty-fourth Annual Exhibition of the National Academy of Design, National Academy of Design, New York, 1859, no. 621.
1935
American Genre: The Social Scene in Paintings & Prints, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 26 March-29 April 1935, no. 61, as Girl and Pets.
1935
American Life in a Century of American Art, The Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester, 1935, no. 24, as Girl and Pets.
1936
An Exhibition of American Genre Paintings, Department of Fine Arts, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 13 February-26 March 1936, no. 57, as Girl and Pets.
1993
The Century Club Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 July-13 September 1993, unpublished checklist, as Girl and Pets.
2006
American ABC, Iris B. Gerald Cantor Center for the Visual Arts, Stanford University; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington; Portland Art Museum, Oregon, 2006-2007 (shown only in Washington).
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 20, 304, repro.