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Provenance

(Kennedy and Co., New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1948; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1843
Original Water Color Drawings and Oil Paintings Selected by Mr. George Harvey, 322 Broadway, New York, 1843, no. 6 (as "A Gleemy Effect")
1844
Eighteenth Exhibition of Paintings, Atheneum Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, 1844, no. 6 (as "A Gleemy Effect")
1940
One Hundred Years Ago in North America: An Exhibition of Watercolor Drawings by George Harvey, Kennedy and Co., New York, 1940 (as "Hollidaysburgh, Pa.")
1942
History of American Water Color Painting, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1942
1948
George Harvey and His Atmospheric Landscapes of North America, New York Historical Society, 1948, no. 9
1977
Changing Prospects: Views of America on Paper from the Corcoran Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (Tour of Canada), 1977-1979
1979
American Places, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1979-1980
1979
Sketches by Contemporaries of Frederic E. Church, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1979
1981
The Artist as Illustrator, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1981, no. 11
1983
American Master Drawings from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1983
1986
American Masters: Works on Paper from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1986-1988, pp. 16-18, no. 6, repro
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. 6, no. 35.