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Inscription

lower center: Mt. Desert / July 17. ' 64.

Provenance

The artist [1828-1891]; (his estate sale, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, 29-30 March 1892, 2nd day, no. 89, as On Mt. Desert). Private collection.[1] (Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York); acquired 1999 by John Wilmerding; gift 2016 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1997
McEntee & Company, Beacon Hill Fine Art, New York, 1997-1998, fig. 8.
1999
Inventing Acadia: Artists and Tourists at Mount Desert, The Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, 1999, repro.
2004
American Masters from Bingham to Eakins. The John Wilmerding Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2004-2005, no. 23, repro.