Dated, lower left: 8/12/78; Inscribed, on reverse: 9 1/2 x 12- #95
Emerson Crosby Kelly, "A Check List of the Paintings by J. Francis Murphy, N.A., 1853-1921," in "Emerson Crosby Kelly research materials relating to J. Francis Murphy, 1761-1973," Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., microfilm reel 4344, frame 241, no. 197.
American Art Association, Inc., New York, "Paintings and Drawings by J. Francis Murphy...," November 26, 1926, lot.101; sold to Hersey Egginton (1875-1951); bequeathed to his wife, Mary E. (Benner) Egginton (1875-1962), Garden City, New York, 1951; given to present collection, 1954.
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