lower right: A. Kline 1890
Probably purchased in upstate New York; by inheritance to the purchaser's daughter and her husband, Matawan, New Jersey; purchased by (Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York); purchased 4 June 1980 by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.
- Acquisitions Since 1975, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 5 November 1982 - 16 January 1983, unpublished checklist.
- More Than Meets the Eye: The Art of Trompe L'Oeil, Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio; Norton Gallery, West Palm Beach, 7 December 1985 - 27 April 1986, no. 39, repro.
- Peindre l'Amérique: Les artistes du Nouveau Monde, 1830-1900, Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne, 27 July - 26 October 2014, no. 37, repro.
- Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 305, repro.