Inscription

lower center with red stamp: FB (Lugt 977); lower right in plate: FB; lower left in plate: Felix; lower left in plate reversed: Folkestone [not deciphered] 1879. / Felix Buhot; by later hand, lower left in graphite: Une jetee 3ème état. très rare.

Provenance

Private collection (stamp, [?]Bs in green, Lugt undescribed); Helmut H. Rumbler, Frankfurt; Helena Gunnarsson, Washington, DC; partial gift to NGA, 1990 (gift completed 1995).

Exhibition History
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, 216-217, color repro.
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 76, as A Pier in England.
2005
The Prints of Félix Buhot: Impressions of City and Sea, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2005-2006, no. 53, as A Pier in England.
Bibliography
1899
Bourcard, Gustave. Felix Buhot: catalogue descriptif de son oeuvre grave. Paris: H. Floury, 1899. Reprint. With additions and revisions by James Goodfriend. New York: Martin Goodfriend, 1979.
1983
Fisher/Baxter 1983, cf.62e.
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991: p.216.