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Provenance

Purchased at auction by Albert du Vannes; (sale, Silo's, New York, 19-20 April 1929, 2nd day, no. 346, as Mrs. Rob. N. Auchnuity by John Trumbull); Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1937
An Exhibition of American Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, The Union League Club, New York, 1937, no. 15, as Mrs. Robert Nicholl Auchmuty by Samuel F. B. Morse.
1939
Paintings of Life in America, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1939, no. 102, as Mrs. Henry John Auchmuty by Samuel F. B. Morse.
Bibliography
1939
Life in America: A Special Loan Exhibition of Paintings Held during the Period of the New York World's Fair. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1939: 74, fig. 102.
1965
Paintings other than French in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 31, repro., as Mrs. Henry John Auchmuty (?), Attributed to Samuel F. B. Morse.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 142, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 287, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 418, repro.
1998
Torchia, Robert Wilson, with Deborah Chotner and Ellen G. Miles. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part II. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 279-280, repro.