Signed and dated, lower right: F. H. Shapleigh 1891; inscribed, on reverse (covered by lining): Old Kitchen in Bartlett N. H./ by / F. H. Shapleigh; stamped on reverse: PREPARED BY / WINDSOR & NEWTON, / LIMITED;
Label, on stretcher: Size 10 x 16 / SOLD BY / FROST & ADAMS / NO. 37 CORNHILL, BOSTON
Label, on frame: Hastings & Davenport, / PICTURE FRAMES / S. Hamilton Place, Boston.
Label, on backing: "The Henry Ruth Collection / HENRY RUTH FINE ARTS / Kansas City"
Label, on backing: Currier Gallery of Art, "New Hampshire Collects Paintings and Sculpture," October 19-Novermber 30. 1980.
New Hampshire Collects Painting and Sculpture, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, October 19-November 30, 1980.
Passing Through: The Allure of the White Mountains: the Goldberg Show, Museum of the White Mountains, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire, October 17, 2013- March 2, 2014.
New England Series: White Mountain School. Center Sandwich, New Hampshire: Bunty Walsh Cards, pre-1987 (1 of 16 notecards in the series).
Charles O. Vogel & Bob Cottrell, "Shapleigh from the inside out", Jackson, New Hampshire: Jackson Historical Society, 2013, no. 26, color ill. p. 47.
Probably Henry Ruth Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri; probably sold to Dorothy E. Huffman Goldberg (1917-1997) and Robert A. Goldberg (1918-1997), North Conway, New Hampshire, date unknown; given to present collection, 1987.
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