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Provenance

(Williams, Stevens & Williams, New York); purchased c. 1850 by William Wilson Corcoran [1798-1888], Washington; gift 10 May 1869 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1964
The Romantic Century, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1964, no catalogue.
1972
Conservation in the Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 15 September-22 October 1972, unpublished checklist.
1976
Corcoran [The American Genius], Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 24 January-4 April 1976, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
2011
Mann III, Crawford Alexander. "Daniel Huntington, Mercy's Dream."In Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Edited by Sarah Cash. Washington, 2011: 15,19-20, 96-97, 261, repro.