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Inscription

lower left in watercolor by unknown hand: 1859 / FE CHURCH

Provenance

Robert H. and Clarice Smith, Crystal City, Virginia; acquired 1972 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1980
American Light: The Luminist Movement, 1850-1875, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980, p. 157, fig. 187.
1993
Church's Great Picture: The Heart of the Andes, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1993-1994
Bibliography
1982
Carr, Gerald L. "American Art in Great Britain: The National Gallery Watercolor of 'The Heart of the Andes'." Studies in the History of Art 12 (1982): p. 82, fig. 1.
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