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lower right: ROBERT HENRI

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(William MacBeth, Inc., New York); purchased 1923 by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington;[1] acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1917
Dedication Exhibit of Southwestern Art, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, November - December 1917, no. 141.
1918
Exhibition of Paintings by Robert Henri, Milch Galleries, New York, 25 February - 16 March 1918, no. 15.
1919
Daniel Gallery, New York, 1919.
1923
Fourteenth Annual Exhibition of American Art, Peabody Institute, Baltimore, 29 January - 25 February 1923.
1923
MacBeth Gallery, New York, 1923.
1923
Ninth Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 16 December 1923 - 20 January 1924, no. 281.
1923
Ohio State Fair, Columbus, September 1923.
1938
XXI Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, Venice, 1 June - 30 September 1938, United States Section, no. 29.
1959
American National Exhibtion, Moscow, 1959, not in catalogue.
1961
Directions in Twentieth Century American Painting, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, 1961, no. 14.
1962
Modern American Painting, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, 1962-1963, no. 21.
1969
Robert Henri: Painter-Teacher-Prophet, New York Cultural Center, 1969, no. 76.
1971
French Impressionists Influence American Artists, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, 1971, no. 66.
1980
Symbols and Scenes: Art By and About American Indians, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980.
1985
Henri's Circle, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 20 April-16 June 1985, unnumbered checklist.
1998
The Forty-fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907–1998, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 17 July - 29 September 1998, unnumbered catalogue.
2004
Figuratively Speaking: The Human Form in American Art, 1770-1950, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2004, unpublished checklist.
2005
Encouraging American Genius: Master Paintings from the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 2005-2007, checklist no. 76.
2008
The American Evolution: A History Through Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, unpubilshed checklist.
2009
American Paintings from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 6 June-18 October 2009, unpublished checklist.
2013
American Journeys: Visions of Place, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 21 September 2013-28 September 2014, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1918
McBride, Henry. "Exhibitions at New York Galleries." Fine Arts Journal 36, no. 3 (March 1918): 62-63, repro.
1923
"A Few Pictures from the Ninth Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art." Washington Post (December 23, 1923): 73, repro.
1923
"Charcoal Club Exhibition is of Rare Beauty: Annual Showing of American Art Brings Together Many Fine Paintings and Sculpture." Baltimore Sun (February 4, 1923): part 2, sec. 1, 4.
1923
Dorr, Charles Henry. "Brooklyn Artists to the Fore in Corcoran Gallery Show [exh. review]." The Brooklyn Times (December 23, 1923): 7.
1923
Grafly, Dorothy. "Charcoal Club's Annual Show of American Art in Baltimore [exh. review]." Christian Science Monitor (February 26, 1923): 10.
1923
Wright, Helen. "Ninth Biennial is a Brilliant Exhibit [exh. review]." Art News 22, no. 11 (December 22, 1923): 4.
1924
Brigham, Gertrude Richardson. "Art and Artists of the Capital: Corcoran Gallery Reopens." The Washington Post (February 3, 1924): sec. ES, 9.
1924
Flambeau, Viktor. "Public Votes This Week on Prize Picture: Corcoran Biennial Exhibition Visitors Will Select Their Favorite." The Washington Herald (january 6, 1924): March of Events sec., 5.
1930
Henderson, Rose. "Robert Henri." American Magazine of Art 21, no. 1 (January 1930): 8, repro.
1938
"Indian Girl in White Ceremonial Blanket." Christian Science Monitor (September 22, 1938): 12, repro.
1939
Lewis, Elisabeth Ray. "Museum Treasures of the Week: The Corcoran Gallery Collection in Review." The Washington Post (September 3, 1939): sec. A, 5.
1959
"Art for Moscow Includes Selection by President." The Washington Post (July 22, 1959): sec. B, 3, repro.
1970
Melnick, Denise Catherine. "Art at the Mexican Front: Robert Henri, George Wesley Bellows and Leon Kroll in New Mexico 1916-1922." M.A. thesis, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1970: 55-57, 88, repro.
1973
Phillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art. 2 vols. Washington, DC, 1973: 2:66, repro.
1980
Richard, Paul. "Wooden Indians [exh. review]." The Washington Post (March 6, 1980): sec. D, 8, repro.
1984
Broder, Patricia Janis. The American West: The Modern Vision. Boston, 1984: 31, repro.
1991
Perlman, Bennard B. Robert Henri: His Life and Art. New York, 1991: 149.
1998
Burchard, Hank. "Corcoran Biennial: A Retreat in Reverse [exh. review]." The Washington Post (August 7, 1998): sec. N, 55.
1998
Cowart, Jack, Linda Crocker Simmons, and Terrie Sultan. The Forty-fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907-1998. Exh. cat. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1998: 35, 106, repro.
1998
Leeds, Valerie Ann. Robert Henri in Santa Fe: His Work and Influence. Exh. cat. Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 1998: 18, 20-21, 100-101, repro.
2000
Cash, Sarah with Terrie Sultan. American Treasures of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. New York, 2000: 178, repro.
2000
Leeds, Valerie Ann. "Robert Henri and the American Southwest: His Work and Influence." Ph.D. diss., City University of New York, 2000: 241, 471, repro.
2007
Bennett, Lennie. "The Coming of Age of American Art [exh. review]." St. Petersburg Times (February 18, 2007): 9L.
2011
Leeds, Valerie Ann. "Robert Henri, Indian Girl in White Blanket." In Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Edited by Sarah Cash. Washington, 2011: 220-221, 279-280, repro.