Signed, lower left: H. O. TANNER; two old printed labels on frame reverse, transferred from earlier frame: [label 1] FROM GEORGE DAVIDSON, / Carver, Gilder, Artists’ Colourman, / and Dealer in Fine Arts. / PAINTINGS CLEANED AND RESTORED / 123 SAUCHIEHALL STREET, GLASGOW; [label 2, beige letters within blue oval] MANUFACTURED / BY / Geo. Styles [in cursive]/ PHONE / B2628 / 31 ROWE ST. SYD[NEY (a paper scrape obscures the last three letters)]
American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-September 12, 2021.
Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 11, 2015.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit, January 28–April 15, 2012; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, May 26–September 9, 2012; Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, October 21, 2012–January 13, 2013.
Anna O. Marley, ed., Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2012, 95, 253 (color illus.), as Untitled (Dusk Scene of a Flooded River and Nearby Town).
John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 141, ill. plate no. 72.
Lesage, Jean-Claude, “Tanner, The Pillar of Trépied,” in Anna O. Marley, ed., Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit (above, p. 95).
The artist, Paris, France, about 1918; Private Collection, England, date unknown; acquired in Sydney, Australia, date unknown; Swann Galleries [auction house], “African American Fine Art,” New York, New York, October 8, 2009, lot 3; sold to Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2014.
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