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Provenance

The sitter's son, Carlile Pollock [1791-1845], New Orleans; his daughter, Marie Louise Pollock Chiapella [1828-1902]; possibly to her son, Henry Chiapella [1849-c. 1908]; his niece, Louise Chiapella Formento, New Orleans; sold between 1915 and 1917 to Isaac Monroe Cline [1861-1955], New Orleans;[1] purchased 16 January 1918 by Thomas B. Clarke [1848-1931], New York;[2] his estate; sold as part of the Clarke collection on 29 January 1936, through (M. Knoedler & Co., New York), to The A.W. Mellon Education and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; gift 1942 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1922
Portraits Painted in the United States by Early American Artists, TheUnion League Club, New York, February 1922, no. 6.
1928
Portraits by Early American Artists of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Collected by Thomas B. Clarke, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1928-1931, unnumbered and unpaginated catalogue.
1943
American Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1943.
1944
Gilbert Stuart: Portraits Lent by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1944-1945, no. 9
1947
American Paintings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1947.
1949
American Paintings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1949.
1950
The Face of American History, Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina, 1950, no. 13
1951
American Portraits from the National Gallery of Art, High Museum of Art, 1951, no. 13 (organized by the Atlanta Art Association).
1951
[Opening exhibition], Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, 1951.
1952
[Opening exhibition], Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1952, no. cat.
1952
[Opening exhibition of new art gallery], Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1952-1953, no cat.
1952
Opening Exhibition of The George Thomas Hunter Gallery of Art, Chattanooga Art Association, Tennessee, 1952, unnumbered.
1953
American Paintings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1953.
1983
Extended loan for use by Ambassador David Abshire, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1983-1987.
1987
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Alton J. Keel, Jr., Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1987-1989.
1989
Extended loan for use by Ambassador WIlliam H. Taft IV, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1989-1992.
1992
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Reginald Bartholomew, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1992-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Robert E. Hunter, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1993-1997.
1997
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Alexander R. Vershbow, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1997-2001.
2001
Extended loan for use by Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 2001-2005.
2005
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Victoria Nuland, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 2005-2008.
2008
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Kurt Volker, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 2008-2009.
2009
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Ivo Daalder, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 2009-2012.

Bibliography

1834
Dunlap 1834, I:230
1867
Tuckerman 1867, 109
1926
Park 1926, 605, no. 648, repro.
1928
Portraits by Early American Artists of the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Collected by Thomas B. Clarke. Exh. cat. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1928, unnumbered.
1964
Mount 1964, 167, 169, 373
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 104, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 233, repro.
1986
McLanathan, Richard. Gilbert Stuart. New York, 1986: 79, repro. 78
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 347, repro.
1995
Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 183-186, color repro. 185.

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