Inscription

lower left in black watercolor: Winslow Homer NA.

Provenance

James J. Higginson, New York, 1887; Dorothy Higginson Weekes (Mrs. Arthur D. Weekes), Oyster Bay, New York, his daughter, by 1941; James Higginson Weekes, Oyster Bay, New York, and Kilbridge, Ireland, her son, by 1953; (Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Los Angeles, 15 June 1977, sale 209, no. 791); Nancy Voorhees, Woodbridge, VA; gift to NGA 1992.

Exhibition History
1992
Dürer to Diebenkorn: Recent Acquisitions of Art of Paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1992, no. 59.
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art, Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico City, 1996, 138-139.
1997
Winslow Homer and the Civil War: Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.
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.2, no. 1397, p. 462-463