Inscription

lower left in brown watercolor: HOMER 1882; lower left verso in black ink: No. 1 (circled); center verso in blue crayon: CA2050 (underlined)

Provenance

John Pierpont Morgan, New York, nd; Charles R. Henschel, New York, 1943, Ruth K. Henschel (Mrs. Charles R. Henschel), New York, 1956, gift to NGA, 1975

Exhibition History
1962
Water Colors by Winslow Homer from the Collection of Mrs. Charles R. Henschel, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 6 July-12 Sept. 1962, no. 2
1966
Watercolors by Winslow Homer, 1836-1910, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, 7 July-28 Aug. 1966, no. 16
1988
Winslow Homer: All the Cullercoats Pictures, The Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, England, 25 July-11 Nov. 1988, no. 31
1995
Winslow Homer, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (only), 1995-1996, not in cat.
1996
An Amazing Bit of Sleight of Hand: Winslow Homer's Watercolor Techniques, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, 1996, no cat.
2005
Winslow Homer in the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2005-2006, unnumbered brochure.
Bibliography
2012
Goodrich, Lloyd and Abigail Booth Gerdts. Record of Works by Winslow Homer. New York, 2012: IV.1, no. 1109, p. 112-113