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Inscription

lower right: R Swain Gifford 73-; reverse: October, on Coast of Mass- / By R Swain Gifford

Provenance

Arthur Jeffrey Parsons [1856-1915], Washington;[1] gift 5 December 1907 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1955
Sulgrave Club, Washington, 17 December 1955 - 17 December 1956.
1963
A Century and a Half of American Painting, The Dulin Gallery of Art, Knoxville, 3 April - 13 May 1963, no. 15.
1974
R. Swain Gifford, N.A. (1840-1905), Whaling Museum, New Bedford; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, 23 May - 10 November 1974.
1975
19th Century American Landscape Paintings, Great Hall, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 15 October - 10 December 1975, no catalogue.
1977
Exhibition of 19th Century American Landscape Paintings, Committee on House Administration, United States Capitol, Washington, 31 January - 31 March 1977, no. 11.
Bibliography
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 298, repro.