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Inscription

lower right, partly illegible date: W MacLeod / 18[52?]

Provenance

Probably by inheritance to the artist's grandniece, Genevieve Plummer [1881-1969]; gift 1954 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; (sale, C.G. Sloans Auctioneers, Bethesda, Maryland, 1954).[1] private collection(s). consigned c. 1985 to (C.G. Sloans Auctioneers, Bethesda);[2] sold c. 1985 to Eric and Candace Von Salzen, Washington, until 1990; Eric Von Salzen, Washington; sold November 2003 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2016 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
2005
William MacLeod: Painter and Curator, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 10 September - 7 November 2005, no. 3, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013 - 28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1981
Von Salzen, Candace Nielsen. "William Douglas MacLeod: His Life, Curatorship, and Art." M.A. Thesis, George Washington University, Washington, 1981: 218.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 307, repro.