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Provenance

Purchased from the artist 16 December 1912 by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Associated Names
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Exhibition History
1912
25th Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings and Sculpture by American Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, 5 November - 8 December 1912, no. 18, repro.
1912
Fourth Exhibition: Oil Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 17 December 1912 - 26 January 1913, no. 183, repro.
1913
Sixteenth Annual Exhibition: Ten American Painters, Montross Gallery, New York, 12 March - 5 April 1913, no. 1.
1914
American Fine Art Section, Anglo-American Exposition, London, 1914, no. 195, repro.
1921
Paintings, Etchings and Drawings by Frank W. Benson, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 24 March - 13 April 1921, no. 7.
1924
Frank W. Benson, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 4 January - 15 February 1924, no. 22.
1935
Wichita Art Association, September - October 1935.
1938
Frank W. Benson - Edmund C. Tarbell: Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings, and Prints, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 16 November - 15 December 1938, no. 24.
1945
American Paintings by "The Ten," Montclair Art Museum, 21 December 1945 - January 1946, no. 2.
1957
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Oslo, Norway, 1957-1959, as Portrait of Sylvia.
1973
Frank W. Benson, 1862-1951, William A. Farnworth Library and Art Museum, Rockland, Maine, 6 July - 9 September 1973, unnumbered catalogue.
1976
The New Vision: American Styles of 1876-1910, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida; Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beach, 13 January - 4 April 1976, unnumbered catalogue.
1989
Frank W. Benson: A Retrospective, Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, 17 May - 24 June 1989, fig. 85.
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Gilded Cage: Views of American Women, 1873–1921, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 13 July - 27 August 2002, unpublished checklist.
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The Impressionist Tradition in America, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 19 July 2003 - 18 October 2004, unpublished checklist.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American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.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
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art : American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 287, repro.
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