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Inscription

lower right in graphite: Mount Washington / from near Bartletts / J.F.C Sept 18th 1852.; upper right in graphite: [not deciphered, crossed out] / all the outlines of Mt. W to be kept up higher / so as to elevate the hill to the left

Marks and Labels

embossed lower right verso: JDH

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. John C. Newington (great-granddaughter of the artist), Greenwich, Connecticut; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1977; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1977
Changing Prospects: Views of America on Paper from the Corcoran Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (Tour of Canada), 1977-1979
1979
Sketches by Contemporaries of Frederic E. Church, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1979
1980
Hudson River Drawing, Falmouth Public Library, Massachusetts, 1980-1981
1982
Acquisitions Since 1975, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1982-1983
Bibliography
1983
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 38, no. 266.