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lower right: Louis Moeller

Provenance

Thomas B. Clarke [1848-1931], New York, by 1893;[1] (his sale, American Art Association, New York, 14-17 February 1899, 4th day, no. 362); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1893
Seventh Annual Art Loan Exhibition: A Collection of American Paintings Never before publicly exhibited, New York Athletic Club, April 1893, no. 28.
1894
Loan Exhibition of Paintings, Union League Club, New York, 8-10 February 1894, no. 35.
1894
Second Annual Summer Exhibition of American Paintings, Fifth Avenue Art Galleries, New York, June 1894, no. 78.
1963
The Romantic Century, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 22 June - 9 September 1963, no catalogue.
1981
Of Time and Place: American Figurative Art from the Corcoran Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Cincinnati Art Museum; San Diego Museum of Art; University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga; Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa; Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Des Moines Art Center; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1981-1983, no. 24.
2004
Figuratively Speaking: The Human Form in American Art, 1770-1950, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 20 November 2004 - 7 August 2005, unpublished checklist.
2005
Encouraging American Genius: Master Paintings from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 2005-2007, no. 56.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1966
Phillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Vol. 1: Painters born before 1850. Washington, 1966: 20-21, 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: 21, repro. 20.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 309, repro.