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On mount, by Roger Fenton, lower center in graphite: Domes of cathedrals in the Kremlin; by later hand, bottom center in graphite: F306; bottom right in graphite: 22; by Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc., lower left verso in graphite: 300602.94


The photographer; by descent from his brother; (Hans P. Kraus, Jr., Inc., New York); NGA purchase, 2005.

Exhibition History

Impressed by Light: British Photographs from Paper Negatives, 1840-1860, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Musée d'Orsay, Paris, 2007 - 2008, no. 80.
In Light of the Past: Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Collecting Photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, May 3 – July 26, 2015
The Eye of the Sun: Nineteenth-Century Photographs from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2019, unnumbered catalogue.

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