Provenance (Information known to date; research ongoing.)
the Artist, Gloucester, Mass.
Sidney Mason, 1852
Catalina Juliana Mason Myers
Theodorus B. Myers Mason, Washington, D.C., 1899
Cassie Mason Myers James, Washington, D.C., 1900
City of Gloucester, Gloucester, Mass., 1913
Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester, Mass., 1952
National Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane, May 15–September 5, 1988., no. 7, ills., pp. 26, 18 (detail).
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.
The American Neptune, Pictorial Supplement VII: A Selection of Marine Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane, 1804–1865. Salem, MA
: The American Neptune
., pl. XXI, No. 70. ⇒ includes text
Wilmerding, John. Fitz Hugh Lane. New York: Praeger, 1971.
. "Gloucester At Mid-Century: The World of Fitz Hugh Lane, 1840–1865." Gloucester, Mass.
: Cape Ann Historical Society
. (exhibition catalogue)
., ill., p. 18. ⇒ includes text
Wilmerding, John. Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art; in association with Harry N. Abrams, 1988., no. 7, ills. in color, pp. 26, 18, fig. 19, ill. in b/w, p. 81 (detail) pp.
Moses, Michael A
. "Mary B. Mellen and Fitz Hugh Lane." Antiques Magazine Vol. CXL, No. 5 (November 1991)
., p. 833. ⇒ includes text
. "Fitz Hugh Lane and the Legacy of the Codfish Aristocracy." Historical Journal of Massachusetts 32, no. 1 (Winter 2004)
., p. 61. ⇒ 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. 54, text, pp. 60-61.
Craig, James. Fitz H. Lane: An Artist's Voyage through Nineteenth-Century America. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2006., fig. 107, pl. 7.
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. 29, pp. 29, 31.
. "'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. 4, p. 54, as Gloucester Harbor
. ⇒ includes text