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lower right: J. Alden Weir

Provenance

The artist [1852-1919]; purchased December 1918 by George M. Oyster, Jr. [1849-1921], Washington;[1] his estate; bequest 21 January 1924 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1918
Thirteenth Annual Exhibition of Paintings by American Artists, City Art Museum (now St. Louis Art Museum), St. Louis, 15 September - 28 October 1918, no. 71, as Obwabetuck.
1918
Twelfth Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists at the Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, 11 May - 9 September 1918, no. 98, repro., as Obwabetuck.
1919
Seventh Exhibition: Oil Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 December 1919 - 25 January 1920, no. 161.
1963
A Century and a Half of American Painting: Selections from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Dulin Gallery of Art, Knoxville, 3 April - 13 May 1963, no. 26.
1963
The Romantic Century, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 22 June - 9 September 1963, no catalogue.
1966
Past and Present: 250 Years of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 15 April - 30 September 1966, unpublished checklist.
1979
Connecticut and American Impressionism: The Artists and the Landscape, William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 17 March - 30 May 1980, no. 83.
1981
Artists on Vacation, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 8 July 1981 - before January 1982, unpublished checklist.
1983
Sargent's Contemporaries, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 4 June - 28 August 1983, unpublished checklist, no. 24.
1989
Loan for use by the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, 30 March 1989 - 20 June 1991.
1993
Loan for use by the Director, Central Intelligence Agency, Langley, Virginia, 1 May 1993 - 2 January 1997.
1999
American Impressionism: Selections from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, North Bethesda, Maryland, 11 September - 8 November 1999, unnumbered catalogue.
2003
The Impressionist Tradition in America, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 19 July 2003-18 October 2004, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1924
Brigham, Gertrude Richardson. "Art and Artists of the Capital." The Washington Post (1924): A3.
1939
Lewis, Elizabeth Ray. "Museum Treasure of the Week." The Washington Post (1939): AM5.
1960
Young, Dorothy Weir. The Life and Letters of J. Alden Weir. New Haven, 1960: 200.
1973
Phillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Vol. 2: Painters born from 1850 to 1910. Washington, 1973: 9.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art : American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 323, repro.