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lower right: Gari Melchers

Provenance

Purchased 1919 from the artist by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2016 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1914
109th Annual Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 8 February - 29 March 1914, no. 323, repro.
1914
Fifth Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 15 December 1914 - 24 January 1915, no. 75. repro.
1915
Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915, no. 3684, repro.
1916
Inaugural Exhibition, Cleveland Museum of Art, 6 June - 20 September 1916, no. 73.
1916
Possibly Montross Gallery, New York, 1916.
1918
Paintings by Gari Melchers, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1918, no. 5.
1919
Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Gari Melchers, Copley Society, Boston, 1919, no. 3.
1919
Paintings by Gari Melchers, Art Institute of Chicago, 4 April - 1 May 1919, no. 15.
1929
Paintings & Drawings by Gari Melchers, Anderson Galleries, New York, 1-26 January 1929, no. 9.
1938
Gari Melchers: A Memorial Exhibition of His Work, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 17 January - 28 February 1938, no. 30, repro.
1963
American Traditionalists of the 20th Century, Columbus Museum of Arts and Crafts, Georgia, 16 February - 15 March 1963, no. 100, repro.
1998
The Forty-fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907–1998, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 17 July - 29 September 1998, unnumbered catalogue.
2002
Gilded Cage: Views of American Women, 1873–1921, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 13 July - 27 August 2002, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
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: 43, repro.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 308, repro.