lower right, partly illegible date: W MacLeod / 18[52?]
Probably by inheritance to the artist's grandniece, Genevieve Plummer [1881-1969]; gift 1954 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; (sale, C.G. Sloans Auctioneers, Bethesda, Maryland, 1954). private collection(s); consigned c. 1985 to (C.G. Sloans Auctioneers, Bethesda); sold c. 1985 to Eric and Candace Von Salzen, Washington, until 1990; Eric Von Salzen, Washington; sold November 2003 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2016 by the National Gallery of Art.
- William MacLeod: Painter and Curator, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 10 September - 7 November 2005, no. 3, unpublished checklist.
- American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
- Von Salzen, Candace Nielsen. "William Douglas MacLeod: His Life, Curatorship, and Art." M.A. Thesis, George Washington University, Washington, 1981: 218.
- Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 307, repro.