Provenance

Sarah Glen Douglas Stuart [Mrs. Richardson Stuart], Baltimore;[1] her brother, Jacob Douglas [1788-1873], Alexandria, Virginia; his daughter, Rebecca Douglas Hazlett; her son, Douglas Hazlett;[2] (sale, Stan. V. Henkels, Philadelphia, 5 February 1920, no. 25);[3] Thomas B. Clarke [1848-1931], New York, N.Y;[4] 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
1823
Second Annual Exhibition in Peale's Baltimore Museum, of the Works of American Artists, ... in this City and its Vicinity, The Peale Museum, Baltimore, 1823, no. 127.
1921
Exhibition of Paintings by Early American Portrait Painters, The Union League Club, New York, November 1921, no. 3.
1926
A Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Early American Portrait Painters, The Century Association, New York, 1926, no. 11.
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.
1956
Rendezvous for Taste: Peale's Baltimore Museum, 1814-1830 [25th Anniversary Exhibition], The Peale Museum, Baltimore, 1956, no. 88.
1967
The Peale Family: Three Generations of American Artists, Detroit Institute of Arts; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, 1967, no. 153.
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.
1967
Elam, Charles H., ed. The Peale Family: Three Generations of American Artists. Exh. cat. Detroit Institute of Art, 1967: 109, no. 153, repro. 110.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 86, repro.
1972
Colle, Doriece. Collars...Stocks...Cravats: A History and Costume Dating Guide to Civilian Men's Neckpieces 1655-1900. Emmaus, Pennsylvania, 1972: 106, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 205, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 256, 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: 57-60, color repro.