Oil on canvas
Framed: 27 7/8 × 31 15/16 in. (70.8 × 81.12 cm)
Image: 20 1/8 × 24 in. (51.12 × 60.96 cm)
Signed in lower right corner in image: "Blythe".
J. Harwood and Louise B. Cochrane Fund for American Art, and Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund, by exchange
Pittsburgh Art Association, Pittsburgh, 1860, no. 76

Pittsburgh Library Loan Exhibition, Pittsburgh Library, Library Hall Building, 1879
An Exhibition of Paintings by David G. Blythe, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, December 22, 1932–January 31, 1933, no. 21
Paintings by David G. Blythe, 1815–1865; Drawings by Joseph Boggs Beale, 1841–1926,
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, April 7–May 7, 1936

Life in America for 300 Years: A Loan Exhibition of Paintings, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 17–November 21, 1939, no. 3039.11
Catalogue of the Second Annual Exhibition of the Pittsburgh Art Association (Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Art Association, 1860), no. 76

Catalogue of the Pittsburgh Library Loan Exhibition (Pittsburgh: W.G. Johnson & Co., Printer, 1879)

Paintings by David G. Blythe, 1815–1865, Drawings by Joseph Boggs Beale, 1841–1926 (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1936), no. 42

Life in America: A Special Loan Exhibition of Paintings Held during the Period of the New York World's Fair, Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 24 to October 29, 1939 (New York: Scribner Press, 1939), illustrated p. 121, plate 161.

Oliver W. Larkin, Art and Life in America (New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1949), p. 216

Dorothy Miller, The Life and Work of David G. Blythe (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1950), pp. 75–76, p. 129

Bruce W. Chambers, The World of David G. Blythe (1815-1865) (Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1980), p. 155, illustrated p. 59

Francis P. Garvin: Collector (New Haven, CT.: Yale University Press, 1980), p. 52

Laura Beach, “Lost Genre Painting Tells the Story at Charlton Hall,” Antiques and the Arts Weekly, e-edition (March 28, 2017), online at https://www.antiquesandthearts.com/lost-genre-painting-tells-the-story-at-charlton-hall/

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