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Inscription

lower right: A H. Wyant

Provenance

Private collection, Indianapolis, Indiana, until 1919;[1] acquired 1919 by (M. A. Newhouse and Son, Saint Louis, Missouri); sold 1920 to Harry Stotlar, Benton, Illinois;[2] his son, James C. Stotlar, Bethesda, Maryland; gift 1965 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1968
Springfield Art Festival, Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, 1968, no cat.
1974
19th Century American Topographic Painters, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida, 1974-1975, no. 149, repro.
1975
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Dublin, Ireland, 1975-1978.
1979
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1979-1981.
1985
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Stuart, U.S. Embassy residence, Oslo, Norway, 1985-1989.
1991
Extended loan for use by Justice Anthony Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1991-1999.
2001
Extended loan for use by Vice President Richard Cheney, The White House, Washington, D.C., 2001-2008.
2014
Peindre l'Amerique. Les artistes du Nouveau Monde 1830-1900, Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne, 2014, no. 55, repro.
Bibliography
1968
Olpin, Robert Spencer. Alexander Helwig Wyant, 1836-1892. Exh. cat. Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, 1968: 16.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 124, repro.
1971
Olpin, Robert Spencer. "Alexander Helwig Wyant, American Landscape Painter: An Investigation of His Life and Fame and a Critical Analysis of his Work with a Catalogue Raisonné of Wyant Painting." Ph.D. dissertation, Boston University, 1971: 287, no. 63.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 261, repro.
1981
Williams, William James. A Heritage of American Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1981: 123, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 384, repro.
1998
Torchia, Robert Wilson, with Deborah Chotner and Ellen G. Miles. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part II. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 270-272, color repro.