Signed, in graphite, lower center, in composition: C E Porter
This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5-April 11, 2022.
Binstock, Jonathan, P. and Lowery Stokes Sims. African American Art – 200 Years: 40 Distinctive Voices Reveal the Breadth of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Art. New York: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, 2008.
Cummings, Hildegard. Charles Ethan Porter: African-American Master of Still Life. New Britain, CT: New Britain Museum of American Art, 2007.
Foutch, Ellery. “Capturing Nature: American Artists’ Pursuit of Natural History.” In Flora/Fauna: The Naturalist Impulse in American Art, 75–96. Old Lyme, CT: Florence Griswold Museum, 2017.
French, H. W. Art and Artists in Connecticut. Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers; New York: Charles T. Dillingham, 1879.
Fusscas, Helen K., et al. Charles Ethan Porter: 1847?–1923. Marlborough, CT: The Connecticut Gallery, Inc., 1987.
Gerdts, William H. Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection. Houston: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2016.
Mitchell, Mark D. The Art of American Still Life: Audubon to Warhol. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art in association with Yale University Press, 2015.
Parsons, Jennifer Stettler. “Flora/Fauna: The Naturalist Impulse in American Art.” In Flora/Fauna: The Naturalist Impulse in American Art, 13–74. Old Lyme, CT: Florence Griswold Museum, 2017.
Sacks Fine Arts, New York, New York; sold to private collection, New York; Swann Auction Galleries, New York, New York, “African-American Fine Art,” October 4, 2018, Lot 2; sold to present collection, 2018.
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