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Provenance

The sitter's nephew, William Truman Stoddert [1759-1793]; his son, John Truman Stoddert [1790-1870], Charles County, Maryland; his daughter, Elizabeth Stoddert Bowie [Mrs. Robert Bowie, Jr., 1826-c.1905], Charles County and Baltimore, Maryland;[1] sold 1892 to James A. Conner [d. 1921], Baltimore;[2] bequeathed to George D. Hall, Seattle, Washington.[3] J. Bannister Hall; purchased 1922 by Thomas B. Clarke [1848-1931], New York;[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
1923
Exhibition of Portraits by Early American Portrait Painters, The Union League Club, New York, 1923, no. 4.
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.
1945
A Loan Exhibition of Portraits of Soldiers and Sailors in American Wars, Duveen Galleries, New York, 1945, no. 10.
1955
Famous Americans, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1955, no cat.
1958
Smallwood Foundation, Inc., Faulkner, Maryland, September 1958.
1960
Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, April 1960.
1965
Loan for display with permanent collection, National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C., 1965-1989.
1975
Extended loan for display with the museum's collection, 1975-2004.
1979
Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America, 1784-1788, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, 1979-1980, no. 61.
Bibliography
1923
Exhibition of Portraits by Early American Portrait Painters. Exh. cat. The Union League Club, New York, 1923: no. 4.
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.
1945
A Loan Exhibition of Portraits of Soldiers and Sailors in American Wars. Exh. cat. Duveen Galleries, New York, 1945: no. 10.
1952
Sellers, Charles Coleman. Portraits and Miniatures by Charles Willson Peale. Philadelphia, 1952: 12, 195, no. 800.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 90, repro.
1979
Stewart, Robert G. Robert Edge Pine: A British Portrait Painter in America, 1784-1788. Exh. cat. National Portrait Gallery, Washington, 1979: 59, 82-83, no. 61, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 210, repro.
1981
Williams 1981, 71, repro. 73.
1983
Miller, Lillian B., Sidney Hart, Toby A. Appel, and David C. Ward, eds. The Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and His Family. 3 vols. New Haven and London, 1983-1991: 1:495-496, 504-505.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 262, repro.
1995
Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 129-132, repro. 131.
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