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Provenance

Acquired from the artist by (Ferargil Gallery, New York); purchased 1928 by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1928
The Eleventh Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 28 October - 9 December 1928, no. 100.
1962
Arthur B. Davies (1862-1928): A Centennial Exhibition, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; Cincinnati Art Museum; City Art Museum of Saint Louis; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1962-1963, no. 39.
1972
Conservation in the Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1972, unpublished checklist.
1976
Corcoran [The American Genuis], Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1976, no checklist.
1981
Dream Vision: The Work of Arthur B. Davies, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica; The Phillips Collection, Washington, 1981, unnumbered checklist.
1998
The Forty-fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907-1998, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998, unnumbered checklist.
2004
Figuratively Speaking: The Human Form in American Art 1770-1950, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2004-2005, unpublished checklist.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, New York; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 2005-2007, checklist no. 86.
2009
American Paintings from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 6 June-18 October 2009, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
n.d.
Correspondence between Robert Halsband and Hermann Warner Williams, Jr., 7, 11 December 1962; Hermann Warner Williams Records 1946-1968; Office of the Director/Correspondence Records; Corcoran Gallery of Art Archives.
1928
"Corcoran Show." Christian Science Monitor (19 November 1928): 7.
1928
Jewell, Edward Alden. "Eleventh Corcoran Exhibit and German Primitives." The New York Times (4 November 1928): 10: 12.
1928
Rainey, Ada. "Corcoran American Exhibition." The Washington Post (28 October 1928): Editorial and Society: 10.
1928
Rainey, Ada. "Exhibitions Engrossing Washington." The Washington Post (4 November 1928): Editorial and Society: 10.
1931
Davies, Virginia M. "The Known Works of Arthur B. Davies." In Arthur B. Davies, by Royal Cortissoz. New York, 1931: 33.
1933
Illustrated Handbook of Paintings, Sculpture, and Other Art Objects. Washington, D.C., 1933: 39, 42, repro.
1933
Poe, Vylla Wilson. "Beauty of Line Explained by Corcoran Director Minnegerode." The Washington Post (19 July 1933): 30, repro.
1935
Wilson, Vylla Poe. "Fourteenth Biennial Exhibition Focuses Art World's Eyes on Corcoran Gallery Here [exh. review]." The Washington Post (3 March 1935): SA: 5.
1937
Index of Twentieth Century Artists. 4, no.5 (February 1937): 398.
1947
Corcoran Gallery of Art. Handbook of the American Paintings in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, 1947: 69.
1961
Ahlander, Leslie Judd. "Backbone of the Corcoran Gallery." The Washington Post Times Herald (25 June 1961): G: 6.
1963
"The Collection, The Ninety-second Annual Report." Corcoran Gallery of Art Bulletin 13, no.2 (May 1963): 7, 33.
1973
hillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art. 2 vols. Washington, D.C., 1973: 2:51, repro.
1991
Falk, Peter Hastings, ed. The Biennial Exhibition Record of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1907-1967. Madison, Connecticut, 1991: 17, repro., 19, repro., 106.
1998
Dorsey, John. "Framing the Century: Corcoran Gallery Highlights the Best Works from Its Forty-four Biennials [exh. review]." Baltimore Sun (3 September 1998): F:3.
1998
Lewis, Jo Ann. "The Corcoran Biennial: Delivery on Collection [exh. review]." Washington Post (19 July 1998): G: 1, repro.
2005
"Curator's Choice: Hidden Treasures of American Painting." Forbes Collector 3, no.3 (Marsh 2005): 4, repro.
2007
Bennett, Lennie. "The Coming of Age of American Art [exh. review]." St. Petersburg Times (18 February 2007): 9L.
2011
Roeder, Katherine. "Arthur B. Davies, Stars and Dews and Dreams of Night" In Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 236-237, 281, repro.