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Provenance

Commissioned from the artist by William Wilson Corcoran [1798-1888], Washington;[1] gift 1869 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1874
A Tribute to W. W. Corcoran of Washington City, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1874, no. 91, as Autumn on the Hudson.
1950
Paintings of the Hudson River, Century Association, New York, 1950, unpublished checklist, as Autumn on the Hudson.
1966
Past and Present: 250 Years of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1966, unpublished checklist, as Autumn on the Hudson.
1971
Loan for display at the U.S. Embassy, Moscow, 1971-1973.
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.
1976
Corcoran [The American Genius], Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1976, no checklist, as Autumn on the Hudson.
1978
Michigan Artrain tour, March-June 1978.
1979
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.
2009
Lives of the Hudson, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs,18 July 2009 - 14 March 2010, unnumbered catalogue.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1966
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.
2011
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.