7 March 2008
Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (1819-1905)
signed and dated 'A.F. Tait. N.A./NY 1883' (lower right) --signed and dated again (on the reverse)--signed again and inscribed with title (on a label affixed to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm.)
Sale: Edward Schenck's, New York, 13 June 1883.
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W.H. Cadbury and H.F. Marsh, Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait: Artist in the Adirondacks, Newark, Delaware, 1986, p. 263, no. 83.6, illustrated.
New York, National Academy of Design, 1883, no. 177.
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