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Inscription

lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: A893153

text at bottom in plate: PAINTED BY G. C. BINGHAM / ENTERED ACCORDING TO THE ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1854 BY G. C. BINGHAM, IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK / THE COUNTY ELECTION. / PUBLISHED BY GOUPIL & CO NEW YORK-PARIS-LONDON-BERLIN / ENGRAVED BY JOHN SARTAIN. / PRINTED BY JAS. IRWIN.

Marks and Labels

embossed lower left: G C BINGHAM / ARTIST / US

Provenance

(Kennedy & Co., New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1953
The Printmaker's America, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; American Federation of Arts Traveling Exhibition, Europe, 1953-1954
1961
Artists of the Western Frontier, American Federation of Arts Traveling Exhibition, 1961-1962, no. 12
1967
George Caleb Bingham, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1967-1968
1981
Of Time and Place: American Figurative Art from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1981-1983