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lower left in black ink: A.B. Frost; center verso in black ink: Legend of Polecat Hollow / M. L. Page 82 / "Ai telled him to stan off"


Mr. E. Maurice Bloch, Los Angeles, California; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1977; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
The Artist as Illustrator, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1981, no. 8
McIlvaine, Charles. "A Legend of Polecat Hollow, A Tale of Life in the West Virginia Mountains." The Continent 5, no. 20 (May 14, 1884).
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 98, no. 641.