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lower right: Walt Kuhn / 1939

Provenance

(Durand-Ruel Gallery, New York); purchased 12 December 1946 by Gov. and Mrs. [Marie N.] W. Averell Harriman, New York; gift 1972 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1941
Probably Walt Kuhn, Grace Horne Galleries, Boston, 1941. (A painting titled Green Apples with Scoop is mentioned in a review of the exhibition.)
1946
Paintings by Walt Kuhn, Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 1946, no. 1.
1956
Pictures Collected by Yale Alumni, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 1956, no. 162, repro.
1958
Walt Kuhn, Albany Institute of History and Art, 1958, no. 13.
1960
Walt Kuhn 1877-1949: A Memorial Exhibition, Cincinnati Art Museum, 1960, no. 79, color repro.
1961
Exhibition of the Marie and Averell Harriman Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1961, unnumbered catalogue, repro. 47.
1966
Painter of Vision: A Retrospective Exhibition of Oils, Watercolors and Drawings by Walt Kuhn, 1877-1949, The University of Arizona Art Gallery, Tucson, 1966: no. 89, repro.
1978
Walt Kuhn: A Classic Revival, Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha; Wichita Art Museum; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 1978-1979, no. 40.
1981
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Maxwell M. Rabb, U.S. Embassy residence, Rome, Italy, 1981-1989.
1989
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Peter F. Secchia, U.S. Embassy residence, Rome, Italy, 1989-1990.
1991
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Robert H. Pelletreau, U.S. Embassy residence, Cairo, Egypt, 1991-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Pamela Harriman, U.S. Embassy residence, Paris, France, 1993-1997.
1997
Extended loan for use by Secretary William M. Daley, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C., 1997-2000.
2000
Extended loan for use by Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, U.S. Department of of Commerce, 2000-2001.
2001
Extended loan for use by Mrs. Richard Cheney, Old Executive Office Building, Washington, D.C., 2001-2009.
Bibliography
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 190, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 223, repro.