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Inscription

lower right in watercolor: A M Stewart / son ami / Fortuny 1869

Provenance

William H. Stewart [1820-1897], Philadelphia and Paris; (his estate sale, American Art Association, New York, 3-4 February 1898, 2nd day, no. 106); William A. Clark [1839-1925], New York; bequest 1926 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington (inv. 2090); acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1972
To Look on Nature: European and American Landscape, 1800-1874. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, February 3 - March 5, 205-206, pl. 75.
1978
The William A. Clark Collection. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, April 26- July 17.
1989
The William A. Clark Collection: Treasures of a Copper King. Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT; Montana Historical Society, Helena, MT, 1989, p. 25, ill.
2003
Fortuny (1838-1874). Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona, 2003, no. 70.
2017
Mariano Fortuny (1838 - 1874), Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 2017.
Bibliography
1925
Carroll, Dana H. Catalogue of Objects of Fine Art and Other Properties at the Home of William Andrews Clark, 962 Fifth Avenue. Unpublished manuscript, 1925: pt. 1, 181, no. 196.
1928
Illustrated Handbook of The W. A. Clark Collection. Washington, DC, 1928: 42.
1932
Corcoran Gallery of Art. Illustrated Handbook of The W.A. Clark Collection. Washington, 1932: 44.
1971
Johnston, W. R. "W. H. Stewart, the American Patron of Mariano Fortuny," Gazette des Beaux Arts (March 1971): 184-188.
1982
Rosenthal, Donald A.. Orientalism: The Near East in French Painting 1800-1880. Exh. cat., Rochester, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, 133, fig. 129.
1989
González López, Carlos, Montse Martí, and Juan Ainaud de Lasarte. Mariano Fortuny Marsal. Tomo I. in Maestros del Arte de los siglos XIX y XX. Barcelona, 1989: 288- 289, nos. 135, 135 bis (detail).
2008
Torres Gonzalez, Begona. Fortuny: un mundo en miniatura. Madrid, 2008: 286-287.