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Inscription

lower right: Elliot / 185[4?]

Provenance

Rufus W. Griswold [1815-1857], in 1854.[1] James C. McGuire [1812-1888], Washington;[2] bequest September 1888 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1854
National Academy of Design, New York, 1854, no. 299.
1857
First Annual Exhibition of the Washington Art Association, 1857, no. 79.
1976
The Realist Tradition in American Painting, South Texas Artmobile, August 1976 - May 1977.
1979
Romantic America: The Middle Decades of the 19th Century, The Tampa Museum, 15 September - 26 November 1979, no. 46, repro.
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: 79-80, repro.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 296, repro.