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Inscription

lower right in graphite: W-H- / 1864

Marks and Labels

upper left recto and lower left verso in red ink: J.D.Hatch Jr. stamp (Lugt Supp 2974a)

Provenance

(Charles F. Libbie auction gallery, Boston, 29 May 1878) [?]; Francis G. Shaw, Chatham, MA, by gift, c. 1890; (Maynard Walker Galleries, c. 1935); John Davis Hatch [1907-1996] (Lugt Supp 2974a), 1936; acquired 1982 by the National Gallery of Art


Exhibition History
1878
Charles F. Libbie, Boston, [auction], [c. 27]-29 May 1878
1953
Early Winslow Homer, Covering Twenty-five Years from 1864-1889, Maynard Walker Gallery, New York, 19 Oct.-6 Nov. 1953, no. 20
1988
Winslow Homer: Paintings of the Civil War, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, 2 July-18 Sept. 1988; Portland (Maine) Museum of Art, 8 Oct.-18 Dec. 1988; Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 7 Jan.-12 March 1989, no. 14a
1997
Winslow Homer and the Civil War: Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Dc, 17 July-21 Sept. 1997.
2005
Winslow Homer in the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2005-2006, unnumbered brochure.
Bibliography
1976
100 American Drawings, Loan Exhibition from the Collection of John Davis Hatch, Heim Gallery, London, 1976, no. 66.
2005
Goodrich, Lloyd and Abigail Booth Gerdts. Record of Works by Winslow Homer. 4 vols. New York, 2005: I: no. 235, p. 290