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Inscription

lower left in watercolor: W. PARIS. (underlined) 1899

Provenance

the artist, Washington, DC; National Savings and Trust Company, Washington, DC, 1906; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1909; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1977
Changing Prospects: Views of America on Paper from the Corcoran Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (Tour of Canada), 1977-1979
1982
Washington on the Potomac, Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1982, Washington, DC, p. 9
1983
The Capital Image: Painting and Painters in Washington, 1800-1915, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1983-1984, p. 200
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. 40-42, no. 21, repro
1991
City of Magnificent Distances: The Nation's Capital, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, 1991-1992
Bibliography
1976
"The American City: A Gathering of Turn-of-the-Century Paintings." American Heritage 27, no. 3 (April 1976): pp. 34-35.
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. 96, no. 624.