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lower right, VG in ligature: VGoyen 1646


“Collection of a Gentleman of Nottinghamshire;”[1] (his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 1846). probably acquired 1878 by H. Smith Wright, Nottingham. Thomas Wright [1773-1845], Upton (Apton) Hall, near Southwell, Nottinghamshire. (sale, Sir George Donaldson, London, 1906); purchased by William A. Clark [1839-1925], New York; bequest 1926 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
Nottingham, 1878, no. 48.
Loan to display with permanent collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1906-1909.
Hudson-Fulton Celebration, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1909, no. 18.
Loan Exhibition: Masterpieces from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, A Benefit Exhibition in Honor of the Gallery's Centenary, Wildenstein Galleries, New York, 1959, catalogue without checklist.
25th Birthday Exhibition: Treasures in America, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1961, catalogue without checklist.
Masters of Landscape: East and West, Munson-Williams- Proctor Institute, Utica; Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, 1963, no. 23.
The William A. Clark Collection: An exhibition marking the 50th Anniversary of the installation of The Clark Collection at The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1978, catalogue without checklist.
Masters of 17th Century Dutch Landscape Painting, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1987-1988, no. 37.
Great Dutch Paintings from America, Royal Cabinet of Paintings Mauritshuis, The Hague; The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1991, no. 23 (shown only in San Francisco).
Antiquities to Impressionism: The William A. Clark Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002,catalogue without checklist.