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Provenance

Possibly commissioned 1808 by James [1765-1843] and Ann Penn Allen [1769-1851] Greenleaf, Philadelphia and Allentown.[1] Hope C. Patterson [1917-2012, Mrs. John M. Patterson], Washington; her estate; gift 2013 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2016 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1986
Views and Visions: American Landscapes before 1830, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1986-1987, unnumbered catalogue, pl. 23.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1997
Foster, Kathleen A. Captain Watson's Travels in America: The Sketchbooks and Diary of Joshua Rowley Watson, 1772-1818. Philadelphia, 1997: 40, 41 fig. 18.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 287, repro.