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lower left: George Luks

Provenance

The artist; purchased by Arthur F. Egner, South Orange, New Jersey, by 1934;[1] (his estate sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 4 May 1945, no. 116). (Knoedler and Co., New York), by 1947;[2] purchased 16 May 1950 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1934
The Works of Benjamin Luks, Newark Museum, New Jersey, 1934-1935, no. 36.
1946
American Painting, Person Hall Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1946, no. 27.
1947
Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition: Paintings by American Artists 1896-1930, Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts, 1947, no. 23.
1949
The Turn of the Century: American Artists 1890-1920, Des Moines Art Center, 1949, unnumbered catalogue.
1954
Extended loan for use by Blair-Lee House, Washington, D.C., 1954-1956.
1973
George Luks: An Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings Dating from 1889 to 1931, Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, April-May 1973, no. 47, repro.
1973
The City in American Painting, Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania, January-March 1973, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1988
Extended loan for use by Secretary Frank Carlucci, U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, D.C., 1988-1989.
1991
Extended loan for use by Secretary Lynn Martin, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., 1991-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Secretary Robert Reich, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., 1993-1995.
2001
Extended loan for use by Ambassador William Stamps Farish III, U.S. Embassy residence, London, England, 2001-2002.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 80, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 196, repro.
1980
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: no. 52, color repro.
1981
Williams, William James. A Heritage of American Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1981: 207, color repro. 219.
1988
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 162, no. 58, color repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 229, repro.