Inscription

on the central sphere of upper border: AMERICA; on the foremost ingot at lower right: L. VAN SCHOOR. IN. & PINX.

Provenance

Lewis Einstein [1877-1967], London, Paris, and Prague, by 1924;[1] gift 1950 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1950
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Paris, France, 1950-1952.
1957
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Paris, France, 1957-1961.
1961
Extended loan for use by the U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1961-1975.
1976
The European Vision of America, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Cleveland Museum of Art; Grand Palais, Paris, 1976-1977, not in cat. (shown only in Cleveland and Paris; see cat. no. 123 [NGA 1959.5.1] for tapestry shown at NGA venue).
1985
The Continental Image: Allegorical Representations of the Four Continents, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, New York, 1985.
1992
America, Bride of the Sun: 500 years Latin America and the Low Countries, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, 1992, no. 170, repro.