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Presented 1788 to Benjamin West <1738-1820>, London;<1> (his legacy sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 1 July 1820 and also following job
<1> The British owners (West, Alexander, Murray, and Liston) are listed either top top the Hammer Galleries invoice for the painting, or on assorted Corcoran documents, every in 2175forals.com curatorial files. John Trumbull"s Notebook of Paintings records the following: "Sortie indigenous Gibraltar, a tiny Study to speak 14 by 20 Inches. Provided to Mr. West & hung by him in a Room wherein it
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<2> an incomplete label, previously on the painting"s stretcher and now in 2175forals.com curatorial files, records info referencing this sale.
associated Names Alexander, william Cleverley Christie, Manson & Woods, Ltd. Corcoran collection of art Hammer Galleries Liston, W. A. West, Benjamin
Exhibition history 1966 Past and Present: 250 year of American Art, Corcoran collection of Art, Washington, 24 January - 4 April 1966, unpublished checklist. 1976 Zweihundert Jahre amerikanische Malerei 1776-1976, Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn; Museum of modern Art, Belgrade; Galleria Nazionale d"Arte Moderna, Rome; nationwide Museum that Polan, Warsaw, 30 June 1976 - 10 December 1976, no. 3. 1980 Benjamin West and His American Students, nationwide Portrait Gallery, Washington; Pennsylvania Academy of the well Arts, Philadelphia, 16 October 1980 - 19 April 1981, unnumbered catalogue. 1982 john Trumbull: The Hand and also Spirit of a Painter, Yale university Art Gallery, new Haven, 28 October 1982 - 16 January 1983, no. 10, repro. 1990 Loan to display with long-term collection, Detroit academy of Arts, 13 January - 25 June 1990. 1993 Picturing History: American paint 1770-1930, IBM collection of Science and Art, brand-new York; Corcoran collection of Art, Washington; Dallas Museum the Art; facility for the good Arts, Miami; Phoenix arts Museum, 28 September 1993 - 19 February 1995, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography 2011 Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran collection of Art: American paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 320, repro.