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Inscription

on lower fence rail, left: CSH (in monogram); on lower fence rail, right: 214.; lower right: CHAS. S. HUMPHREYS. / Camden, N.J. 1876; on banner in reverse: BELMONT. / DRI[V]ING PARK / ASSOC[IA]TION.

Provenance

Recorded as from New York State. (Robert Carlen, Philadelphia), by whom sold in 1957 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1971.

Exhibition History
1973
Extended loan for use by the U.S. Consulate, Leningrad, U.S.S.R., 1973-1979.
1973
Where the Action Is, Mobile Art Gallery, Alabama, 1973, no. 19, as Trotter at Belmont Driving Park.
1982
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Damascus, Syria, 1982-1984.
1985
Extended loan for use by Ambassador John D. Scanlan, U.S. Embassy residence, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1985-1992.
2005
Extended loan for use by Secretary Mike Nicholson, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C., 2005-2007.
Bibliography
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 178, repro.
1991
The National Gallery of Art, Circle Bulletin no. 7 (Spring 1991): unpaginated, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 207, repro.
1992
Chotner, Deborah, with contributions by Julie Aronson, Sarah D. Cash, and Laurie Weitzenkorn. American Naive Paintings. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 218-219, repro. 217.