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Inscription

lower left: TS (in monogram) 1830.

Provenance

Dr. Samuel W. Woodhouse, Jr. [1874-1943], Philadelphia; (his sale, Samuel T. Freeman & Co., Philadelphia, 23-24 April 1928, 2nd day, no. 174); Daniel H. Farr, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia; (his sale, Plaza Art Auction Galleries, Inc., New York, 23 March 1935, no. 73); Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1935
Exhibition of American Painting, M.H. De Young Memorial Museum, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1935, no. 210.
1937
An Exhibition of Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection, The Union League Club, New York, 1937, no. 11.
1955
American Paintings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955.
1956
American Paintings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1956.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1909
Hart 1909, no. 663, 73.
1921
Biddle, Edward, and Mantle Fielding. The Life and Works of Thomas Sully (1783-1872). Philadelphia, 1921: no. 686, 164.
1965
Paintings other than French in the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 33, repro.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 110, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 241, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 362, 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: 173-175, repro.