Commissioned from the artist by William Wilson Corcoran [1798-1888], Washington; gift 1869 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.
- A Tribute to W. W. Corcoran of Washington City, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1874, no. 91, as Autumn on the Hudson.
- Paintings of the Hudson River, Century Association, New York, 1950, unpublished checklist, as Autumn on the Hudson.
- Past and Present: 250 Years of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, unpublished checklist, as Autumn on the Hudson.
- Loan for display at the U.S. Embassy, Moscow, 1971-1973.
- Thomas Doughty, 1793-1856: An American Pioneer in Landscape Painting, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Albany institute of History and Art, 1973-1974, no. 49, as Autumn on the Hudson.
- Corcoran [The American Genius], Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1976, no checklist, as Autumn on the Hudson.
- Michigan Artrain tour, March-June 1978.
- Romantic America: The Middle Decades of the 19th Century, Tampa Museum of Art, 15 September - 26 November 1979, no. 39, repro., as Autumn on the Hudson.
- Lives of the Hudson, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs,18 July 2009 - 14 March 2010, unnumbered catalogue.
- American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
- Phillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Vol. 1: Painters born before 1850. Washington, 1966: 55-56, repro.
- Kelly, Franklin. "Thomas Doughty, View on the Hudson in Autumn." In Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Edited by Sarah Cash. Washington, 2011: 20, 94-95, 261, repro.