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Inscription

lower right: A.B. Durand / by / C L Elliott / 1864

Provenance

John Taylor Johnston [1820-1893], New York; (his sale, by Robert Somerville, at Chickering Hall, New York, 19, 20, and 22 December 1876, no. 126); purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1966
Past and Present: 250 Years of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 15 April - 30 September 1966, unpublished checklist.
1971
A. B. Durand, Montclair Art Museum, 24 October - 28 November, 1971, no. 1, f ig. 1.
1986
Now Reposing in Greenwood Cemetery, Museum of the Borough of Brooklyn, 9 April - 20 May 1986.
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: 80.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 296, repro.