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Inscription

signed by artist, lower right, on image in white ink: SCURLOCK; on verso, lower center in graphite: "PICNIC GROUP" – HIGHLAND BEACH, MD CIRCA 1931; partially erased, bottom center: BALTIMORE, MD CIRCA 1912; lower center stamped in black ink: Copyright photograph by / ADDISON N. SCURLOCK. Print / from original negative produced / by his son, Robert S. Scurlock; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right in graphite: 1991.3

Provenance

Robert Scurlock, Washington, DC; purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1991; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Exhibition History
1998
Developing Illusions, 1873-1998: Photographs from the Corcoran Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, November 14, 1998 – January 18, 1999
2002
Celebrating the Legacy: African American Art from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, January 10 – February 25, 2002
2012
The Deep Element: Photography at the Beach, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, June 9 – October 14, 2012
Bibliography
2008
Malet, Rosa Maria et al. Modernitat Americana: Obres de la Corcoran Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, 2008: 94, 171.