Provenance (Information known to date; research ongoing.)
the Artist, Gloucester, Mass.
City of Gloucester, Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1876
Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, Mass., May 1952
National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane, May 15–September 5, 1988., no. 39, ill. in color, p. 94.
Traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass., October 5–December 31, 1988.
Cape Ann Historical Association, Gloucester, Massachusetts, Training the Eye and Hand: Fitz Hugh Lane and Nineteenth Century American Drawing Books, September 17, 1993–January 29, 1994.
Wilmerding, John. Fitz Hugh Lane, 1804–1865: American Marine Painter. Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1964., fig. 5, p. 23, text, p. 22.
The American Neptune, Pictorial Supplement VII: A Selection of Marine Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane, 1804–1865. Salem, MA
: The American Neptune
., plate XXIII, no. 88. ⇒ includes text
Wilmerding, John. Fitz Hugh Lane. New York: Praeger, 1971.
Stoltenberg, Donald. Drawing and Painting the Built Environment. Worcester, MA: Davis Publications, 1980.
Hoffman, Katherine. "The Art of Fitz Hugh Lane." Essex Institute Historical Collections 119 (1983)., p. 33.
Wilmerding, John. Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art; in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1988., no. 39, ill. in color, p. 94.
. "Fitz Hugh Lane and the Legacy of the Codfish Aristocracy." Historical Journal of Massachusetts 32, no. 1 (Winter 2004)
., p. 72. ⇒ includes text
Wilmerding, John. Fitz Henry Lane. Gloucester, MA: Cape Ann Historical Association, 2005. Reprint of Fitz Hugh Lane, by John Wilmerding. New York: Praeger, 1971. Includes new information regarding the artist's name., ill. 71, text, pp. 69-70, as Three Master on the Gloucester Railways.
Craig, James. Fitz H. Lane: An Artist's Voyage through Nineteenth-Century America. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2006., pl. 9, text, p. 86.
Craig, James. "Fitz Henry Lane: An Affinity for the Sea." Fine Art Connoisseur: The Premier Magazine for Important Collectors 3, Issue 4 (August 2006)., ill., p. 27, text, p. 30.
. "'Fitz Henry Lane, Spectateur de l'Histoire' ('Watching History—Fitz Henry Lane and the Revolutionary Past in Antebellum New England')."
In Refaire L'Amerique: Imaginaire et Histoire des Etats-Unis
, Didier Aubert & Helene Quanquin
: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle
, pp. 47–61
., fig. 6, p. 59, as Three Master on the Gloucester Railways
. ⇒ includes text