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Provenance

Ferdinand J. Dreer [1812-1902], Philadelphia; (his estate sale, Stan. V. Henkels, Philadelphia, 6 June 1913, no. 93, as Dr. F. W. Dyott by Nagle [sic]); 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
1922
Exhibition of Portraits by Early American Artists, The Union League Club, New York, March 1922, no. 23.
1925
Exhibition of Portraits by John Neagle, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1925, no. 122.
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.
1969
Inaugural Exhibition: American Portraits, The Art Museum, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1969, no cat.
Bibliography
1925
Fielding, Mantle. Catalogue of an Exhibition of Portraits by John Neagle. Exh. cat. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1925: 149.
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.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 84, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 201, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 394, no. 564, color repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 239, 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: 27-30, color repro.