(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.
- The Romantic Century, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1964, no catalogue.
- Conservation in the Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 15 September-22 October 1972, unpublished checklist.
- Corcoran [The American Genius], Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 24 January-4 April 1976, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
- 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.