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Inscription

center in graphite: September 1834; lower center in graphite: The Pescatory; lower right in brown ink: S.F.B. Morse

Provenance

(The Old Print Shop, New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1960; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1962
The World of Benjamin West, Allentown Art Museum, Philadelphia, 1962, no. 92
1982
Samuel F. B. Morse, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, 1982
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. 4, no. 20.