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lower right: Gari Melchers

Provenance

The artist [1860-1932]; purchased 22 January 1911 by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1910
Third Exhibition: Oil Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 10 December 1910 - 22 January 1911, no. 39.
1911
Exhibition of Pictures by Gari Melchers, Montross Gallery, New York, 1-15 March 1911, no. 8.
1918
Paintings by Gari Melchers, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1918, no. 6.
1927
Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by Gari Melchers, Detroit Institute of Art, October 1927, no. 16.
1930
Exhibition of a Retrospection Collection of Paintings Representative of the Life Work of Gari Melchers, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, 2 February - 2 March 1930, no. 8.
1934
Memorial Exhibition of Paintings by Gari Melchers, Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, Savannah, 2 March - 1 April 1934, no. 17.
1950
Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, Virginia, 15 June - November 1950, no catalogue.
1963
A Century and a Half of American Painting: Selections from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Dulin Gallery of Art, Knoxville, 3 April - 13 May 1963, no. 23.
1970
Long-term loan to the Chevy Chase Club, Maryland, 1970-1978.
1984
The American Figure: Vanderlyn to Bellows, Mansfield Art Center, Ohio, 11 March - 8 April 1984, no. 30.
1987
Artists of Michigan in the Nineteenth Century: A Sesquicentennial Exhibition Commemorating Michigan Statehood 1837-1987, Muskegon Museum of Art, Michigan; Detroit Historical Museum, 1987.
1990
Gari Melchers: A Retrospective Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida; Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, Inc., Savannah; National Academy of Design, New York; Detroit Institute of Arts; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1990-1991, no. 42, repro.
2002
Gilded Cage: Views of American Women, 1873–1921, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 13 July - 27 August 2002, unpublished checklist.
2003
The Impressionist Tradition in America, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 19 July 2003 - 18 October 2004, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.