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Inscription

falsely inscribed, reverse: Miss Coralie Livingston / Saml. F.B. Morse Pinxt

Provenance

(Rose M. [Mrs. Augustus] de Forest, New York); sold 2 August 1921 to Thomas B. Clarke [1848-1931], New York;[1] 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. 8, as Coralie Livingston Barton by Samuel F. B. Morse.
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 cat., as Coralie Livingston Barton by Samuel F.B. Morse.
2000
Picturing Gentility: Portraits of Women in American Art, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York, 2000, unnumbered catalogue, fig. 6.
Bibliography
1928
Barker, Virgil. "Portraiture in America before 1876." The Arts 13, no. 5 (May 1928): repro. 285, as Coralie L. Barton by Samuel F.B. Morse.
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 Coralie Livingston Barton by Samuel F. B. Morse.
1930
Sherman 1930, 37, as Coralie Livingston Barton by Samuel F.B. Morse.
1952
Rutledge and Lane 1952, 91-92.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 70, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 179, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 208, repro.
1996
Kelly, Franklin, with Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr., Deborah Chotner, and John Davis. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1996: 342-345, color repro.