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Provenance

The artist [1882-1925]; by inheritance to his wife, Emma S. Bellows [1884-1959]; her estate; purchased July 1969 through (H.V. Allison & Co., New York) by Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia; gift 1983 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1969
George Bellows, H.V. Allison & Co., New York, 1969, no. 7, cover repro.
1986
Gifts to the Nation: Selected Acquisitions from the Collections of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1986, unnumbered checklist, repro.
1991
Sport in Art from American Museums, The National Art Museum of Sport [inaugural exhibition], Indianapolis; Phoenix Art Museum; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C; IBM Gallery of Science and Art, 1991-1992, no. 36, repro.
2000
George Bellows in Newport and Beyond, Newport Art Museum, 2000.
2012
George Bellows, National Gallery of Art, Washington; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2012-2013, pl. 45 (shown only in New York).
Bibliography
n.d.
Peck, Glenn C. George Bellows' Catalogue Raisonné. H.V. Allison & Co. URL: http://www.hvallison.com. Accessed 16 August 2016.
1988
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 20, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 32, repro.