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lower right: Th. Robinson

Provenance

Collection of the artist; (his sale, American Art Association, New York, 24 March 1898, no. 56); George A. Hearn [1835-1913], New York; (his estate sale, American Art Association, New York, 25 February-4 March 1918, no. 127, as Girl Sewing); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2016 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1893
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1893-1894, no. 346.
1893
World's Columbian Exhibition, Chicago, 1893, no. 861.
1896
National Academy of Design, New York, 1896, no. 45.
1932
American Painting and Sculpture, 1862-1932, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1932, no. 83.
1946
Theodore Robinson, 1852-1896, Brooklyn Museum, 1946, no. 131.
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. 18.
1964
Theodore Robinson, Memorial Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1964, no. 23.
1973
Theodore Robinson, Baltimore Museum of Art; Columbus (Ohio) Gallery of Fine Arts; Worcester Art Museum; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, 1973-1974, no. 48, fig. 48 (shown only Baltimore, Columbus, and Worcester).
1980
American Impressionism, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle; Frederick S. Wight Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles; Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 3 January - 31 August 1980.
1987
The Figural Images of Theodore Robinson, American Impressionist, Paine Art Center and Arboretum, Oshkosh, Wisconsin; Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis; Indianapolis Museum of Art, 12 April - 29 November 1987, no. 31, repro.
1992
Lasting Impressions: American Painters in France, 1865-1915, Musée Américain, Giverny, 1 June - 1 November 1992, no. 7, repro.
2002
L'impressionisme américain 1880-1915, Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne, 7 July-20 October 2002, no. 39, repro.
2003
The Impressionist Tradition in America, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 19 July 2003-18 October 2004, unpublished checklist.
2004
In Monet's Light: Theodore Robinson at Giverny, Baltimore Museum of Art; Phoenix Museum of Art; Wadsworth Atheneum, Boston, 2004-2005, no. 43, repro.
2007
Impressionist Giverny: A Colony of Artists, 1885-1915, Musée d'Art Américain Giverny; San Diego Museum of Art, 2007, 121, repro.
2010
Monet and the Artists of Giverny: the Beginning of American Impressionism, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art; Bunkamura Museum of Art; Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, 2010-2011, no. 57, repro.
Bibliography
1905
"American Collections: The Collection of Mr. George A. Hearn." Collector and Art Critic 4, 2 (December 1905): 49.
1908
Hearn. George A. Catalogue of the Collection of Foreign and American Paintings Owned By Mr. George A. Hearn New York, 1908: 177, no. 224, repro.
1918
Arts & Decoration (May 1918): repro.
1918
McBride, Henry. "Exhibitions at New York Galleries." Fine Arts Journal 36, no. 3 (March 1918): 49.
1918
"Record Prices For Paintings." The Washington Post (27 February 1918): 1.
1919
"Notes on Current Art." The New York Times (6 April 1919): 40.
1920
Corcoran Gallery of Art. The Corcoran Gallery of Art Catalogue of Paintings. Washington, 1920: 78, repro.
1928
Jackman, Rilla Evelyn. American Arts. Chicago, 1928: pl. LXIX.
1947
Corcoran Gallery of Art. Handbook of the American Paintings in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, 1947: 57-58, repro.
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: 4-5, repro. 5.
1984
Norton, Thomas E. 100 Years of Collecting in America: The Story of Sotheby Parke-Bernet. New York, 1984: 45-46, repro.
1987
Auer, James. "Evansville impressionist finally getting recognition." Milwaukee Journal (17 May 1987): 10E, repro.
1988
Pyne, Kathleen A. "Immanence, Transcendence, and Impressionism in Late Nineteenth-Century American Painting." 3 vols. Ph.D. diss., University of Michigan (1988): 1:390; 3:597, fig. 6.4.
1993
Revisiting the White City: American Art at the 1893 World's Fair. Exh. cat. National Museum of American Art, Washington; National Portrait Gallery, Washington, 1993: 310, repro.
1995
Gomes, Rosalie. Impressions of Giverny: A Painter's Paradise 1883-1914. Rohnert Park, California, 1995: 51, pl. 32.
1998
Spanierman Gallery. Twelve American Masterpieces. New York, 1998: 50, repro.
2004
Johnston, Sona. "Theodore Robinson at Giverny." American Art Review 16, no. 5 (September-October 2004): 133, repro.
2004
May, Stephen. "'In Monet's Light: Theodore Robinson At Giverny' [Exh. review]." Antiques and The Arts Weekly (29 October 2004): 1, 41, repro.
2005
Larkin, Susan G. American Impressionism: The Beauty of Work. Exh. cat. Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, Greenwich, 2005: 166, fig. 65.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 314, repro.