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Inscription

lower left: G. Douglass Brewerton / 1854

Provenance

Possibly Dr. R.C. Moffatt.[1] William Wilson Corcoran [1798-1888], Washington;[2] gift 10 May 1869 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1854
Possibly, National Academy of Design, New York, 1854, no. 217, as Prairie Scene near the Rocky Mountains.
1920
Long-term loan, Y.M.C.A, Washington, 28 June 1920 - 19 July 1922.
1922
Long-term loan, Louise Home, Washington, 18 October 1922 - 30 April 1947.
1952
Canadian National Exhibition, Art Gallery of Toronto, 22 August - 6 September 1952.
1960
Go West, Young Man: An Exhibition of Early Western Paintings and Lithographs, Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute, San Antonio, 1 January - 15 February 1960, unnumbered catalogue.
1966
Past and Present: 250 Years of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, April-September 1966, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 290, repro.