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Inscription

lower left in plate: [the artist's monogram] April 14th 1929 9AM; lower right in graphite: [the artist's monogram] imp; lower left edge in graphite by unknown hand: First Leaves St John's Washington 60; lower center edge in graphite by unknown hand: 17 3/8 M567HA [crossed out] 839HA; lower right edge in graphite by unknown hand: FIRST LEAVES, ST. JOHN'S WASHINGTON; upper left verso in graphite by unknown hand: #8

Provenance

the artist, New York; Mrs. Childe Hassam, New York, 1935; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1940; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1940
Etchings by Childe Hassam, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1940
1982
Washington on the Potomac, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1982
Bibliography
1989
Cortissoz, Royal, and the Leonard Clayton Gallery. Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of Childe Hassam, N.A.. San Francisco, CA: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1989, p. 207, no. 341.