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Provenance

George M. Oyster, Jr. [1849-1921], Washington; his estate; bequest 21 January 1924 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1916
Sixth Exhibition: Oil Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 17 December 1916-21 January 1917.
1939
The Corcoran Gallery of Art: Selected Group of Twenty American Painters, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1939, unnumbered checklist.
1950
Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, 15 June-November 1950, no cat.
1962
Centennial Exhibition of Paintings by Edmund C. Tarbell, N.A. (1852-1938), Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C., 1962, no. 8.
1998
Forty-Fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907-1998, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1998, unnumbered checklist.
2002
The Gilded Cage: Views of American Women, 1873-1921, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 13 July-27 August 2002, unpublished checklist.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The Impressionist Tradition in America, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 19 July 2003-18 October 2004, unpublished checklist.
2008
The American Evolution: A History through Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1 March-27 July 2008, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013-28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1924
Brigham, Gertrude Richardson. "Arts and Artists of the Capital" The Washington Post (1924): A3.
1935
Wilson, Vylla Poe. "Fourteenth Biennal Exhibition Focuses Art World's Eyes on Corcoran Gallery Here." The Washington Post (1935): SA5.
1938
"Paintings by the Late Edmund C. Tarbell in Washington Collections." Washington Star (1938).
1939
Lewis, Elizabeth Ray. "Museum Treasure of the Week." The Washington Post (1939): AM5.
1973
Phillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of the American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1973: 54, repro.
1975
Richard, Paul. "'Remembering' the Corcoran and Fannie Eanes." The Washington Post (1975): C1.
1980
Pierce, Patricia Jobe. Edmind C. Tarbell and the Boston School of Painting 1889-1980. Hingham, Massachusetts, 1980: 58, 115
2000
Vure, Sarah. Circles of Influence: Impressionism to Modernism in Southern California Art. Newport Beach, CA, 2000: 33, plate 6.
2000
Vure, Sarah. "Impressionism to Modernism in Southern California." American Art Review XII, no. 4 (2000): repro 178, 182.
2001
Smith, Jessica Todd. "Is Polite Society Polite?: The Genteel Tradition in the Figure Paintings of William McGregor Paxton (1869-1941)." Ph.D. diss., Yale University (2001): 138, fig. 67.
2002
O'Sullivan, Michael. "The Changing State of American Women." The Washington Post (2002): 49.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 196, 319, repro.