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Provenance

By descent in the artist's family, probably to his daughter, Nora Edmonds Coudert [1836-1898, Mrs. Louis Leonce Coudert]; to her son, the artist's grandson, Louis Leonce Coudert, Jr. [1865-1928]; to his daughter, the artist's great-granddaughter, Cecile Coudert Bigelow [1902-1988, Mrs. Horace Ransom Bigelow]; to her son, the artist's great-great-grandson, Paul Upham Bigelow [1932-2007]; consigned to (Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York);[1] purchased 20 April 1988 by H. Nichols B. Clark, Cambridge, Massachusetts;[2] gift 2018 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1992
Proud Possessions: A Community Collects, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, 1992, unnumbered catalogue.
Bibliography
1988
Clark, Henry Nichols Blake. Francis W. Edmonds: American Master in the Dutch Tradition. Exh. cat. Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth; New-York Historical Society. Washington, D.C., 1988: 68, 69 fig. 38.
1996
Kelly, Franklin, with Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr., Deborah Chotner, and John Davis. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1996: 192, fig. 1.
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