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Inscription

lower center in pen and black ink: C. D. Gibson; lower center in graphite: Mr. Pipp no 5. His granddaughters discover that he know the words of the star spangled banner

Provenance

(Berry-Hill Galleries, New York); Orme Wilson, Washington, DC, 1961; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1965; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1943
[exhibition title unknown], Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, 1943
1961
[exhibition title unknown], Berry-Hill Galleries, New York, 1961
1981
The Artist as Illustrator, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1981
1984
Twentieth Century American Drawings: The Figure in Context, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois; Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock; Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City; Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio; Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin; National Academy of Desing, New York, 1984-1985, p. 56, repro
1986
American Masters: Works on Paper from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, 1986-1988, pp. 45-46
Bibliography
1983
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. 129, no. 869.