Signed left foreground: "WGBlythe"
Signed on bottom of barrel at right: "H.A. Wise"
52.7 × 73 cm (20 3/4 × 28 3/4 in.)
Ada Turnbull Hertle Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Judith A. Barter et al., American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998), 194, fig. 46.
Eric Foner, “The Civil War and the Story of American Freedom,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 27, 1 (2001): 21, pl. 5.
Pittsburgh, Exhibition of Paintings and Statuary in Aid of the Pittsburg Fair Fund of the United States Sanitary Commission, Together with Paintings Contributed by the Artists of Pittsburgh and Others, for Sale for Benefit of the Fair, Jun 1–18, 1864, cat. 240.
Mercantile Library Association of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Loan Exhibition, 1879, cat. 39.
Washington, DC, National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, The Works of David Gilmour Blythe, Oct 17, 1980–Jan 11, 1981, cat. 192; Rochester, NY, Memorial Art Gallery, Feb 7, 1981–Apr 5, 1981, Pittsburgh, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, May 7, 1981–Jul 5, 1981.
Richmond, Virginia Historical Society, Inventing Old Virginia: The Decline and Rise of a Pastoral Ideal, Feb 15–Jun 8, 2003.
Shanghai Museum, Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865–1945, Sep 28, 2018–Jan 6, 2019, cat. 5.
Joseph Horatio Davis, Sewickley, PA, 1864; Mrs. Louis L. Browne (Martha G.), Sewickley, PA, 1913; estate of Louis Browne, 1973; Gailey Wilson and Son, Hickory, PA, 1973; Louise Wilson, Hickory, PA, 1977; David David Incorporated, Philadelphia, 1979; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1979.
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