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Inscription

lower right in graphite: Feb 16th / Nub"; lower right in charcoal: E. Vedder 1890; lower right in red pencil by unknown hand: 16

Provenance

the artist, Rome, Italy; Anita Herriman Vedder (daughter of the artist), Rome, Italy, 1923; American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, 1954; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1955; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1963
Progress of An American Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1963
2011
Elihu Vedder: Voyage On the Nile, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, 2011-2012, p. 104, no. 68, repro
Bibliography
1970
Soria, Regina. Elihu Vedder: American Visionary Artist in Rome (1836-1923). Rutherford, New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1970, no. D400.
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. 80, no. 506.