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Provenance

Purchased 1905 from the artist through the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1904
Comparative Exhibition of Native and Foreign Arts, 1904, Under the Auspices of the Society of Art Collectors, American Fine Arts Society, New York, 1904, no. 14.
1905
One Hundredth Anniversary Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 23 January - 4 March 1905, no. 417.
1908
Third Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 30 April - 30 August 1908, no. 27.
1936
Main Currents in the Development of American Painting, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 16 January - 1 March 1936, no. 74, repro.
1949
Chase Centennial Exhibition, John Herron Art Museum, Indianapolis, 1 November - 11 December 1949, no. 50, repro.
1949
De Gustibus: An Exhibition of American Paintings Illustrating a Century of Taste and Criticism, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 9 January - 20 February 1949, no. 35, repro.
1957
William Merritt Chase, 1849-1916: A Retrospective Exhibition, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York, 1957, no. 105, repro.
1963
A Century and a Half of American Paintings, Dulin Gallery of Art, Knoxville, no.19.
1963
The Romantic Century, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1963, no cat.
1979
The Object as Subject, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979, no. 11, unpublished checklist.
1980
Guy Pene du Bois: Artist About Town, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha; Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, 1980-1981, no. 92, repro.
1981
Animals in American Art: 1880s-1980s, Nassau Country Museum of Fine Arts, Roslyn, New York,1981-1982, no. 65.
2007
Painterly Controversy: William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut, 2007, no. 16, repro.
2008
The American Evolution: A History through Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013-28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
2013
Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine, The Art Institute of Chicago; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, 2013-2014, no. 3, repro.
Bibliography
2011
Larkin, Susan G. "And English Cod." In Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Edited by Sarah Cash. Washington, 2011: 188-189, 275, repro.