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Provenance

(Weidenback Galleries, New York); sold 4 May 1921 to Thomas B. Clarke [1848-1931], New York; his estate: sold as part of the Clarke collection 29 January 1936, through (M. Knoedler & Co., New York), to The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh; gift 1947 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1921
Exhibition of Paintings by Early American Portrait Painters, The Union League Club, New York, November 1921, no. 10, as Grace Greenwood by Charles Bird King.
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, as Grace Greenwood by Charles Bird King.
1991
Extended loan for use by Secretary Lynn Martin, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., 1991-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Secretary Robert Reich, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., 1993.
Bibliography
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, as Grace Greenwood by Charles Bird King.
1929
Salisbury, William. "The Clarke Collection of Paintings." Antiquarian 12, no. 5 (June 1929): 46.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 144, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 288, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 418, repro.