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Provenance

Oliver Wolcott [1760-1833], Litchfield, Connecticut, and New York;[1] his son, John Stoughton Wolcott [1802-1843], New York;[2] sold 1844 by his estate to William Jay [1789-1858], Katonah, New York;[3] his son, John Jay II [1817-1894], New York and Katonah, New York;[4] his son, William Jay II [1841-1915], New York and Katonah, New York;[5] his daughter, Eleanor Jay Iselin [Mrs. Arthur Iselin, 1882-1953]; by gift to her son, William Jay Iselin [1908-1951] by 1937;[6] from whose estate purchased 1952 by the Avalon Foundation for NGA.

Exhibition History

1889
Loan Exhibition of Historical Portraits and Relics, Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 1889, no. 106.
1903
Loan Exhibiton of Portraits for the Benefit of the Orthopaedic Dispensary and Hospital, American Art Galleries, New York, 1903, no. 241.

Bibliography

1889
Loan Exhibition of Historical Portraits and Relics. Exh. cat. Metropolitan Opera House, New York, 1889: no. 106.
1892
Bowen, Clarence Winthrop, ed. The History of the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington as First President of the United States. New York, 1892: 144, 469, repro. opp. 26.
1897
Hart, Charles Henry. "Life Portraits of Alexander Hamilton." McClure's Magazine 8 (April 1897): 507, 510, repro.
1903
Loan Exhibition of Portraits for the Benefit of the Orthopaedic Dispensary and Hospital, Exh. cat. American Art Galleries, New York, 1903: no. 241.
1931
Bolton, Theodore, and Harry Lorin Binsse. "Trumbull, `Historiographer' of the Revolution." The Antiquarian 17, no. 1 (July 1931): 54.
1948
Sizer, Theodore. "A Tenative `Short-Title' Check List of the Works of Col. John Trumbull, Part II." The Art Bulletin 30, no. 4 (December 1948): 266.
1955
Bland, Harry MacNeill, and Virginia W. Northcutt. "The Life Portraits of Alexander Hamilton." The William and Mary Quarterly 3rd series, 12, no. 2 (April 1955): 191.
1956
Sizer, Theodore. "Col. John Trumbull's Works: A Final Report." The Art Bulletin 38, no. 2 (June 1956): 115.
1962
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Treasures from the National Gallery of Art, New York, 1962: 134, color repro.
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:390, color repro.
1967
Sizer, Theodore. The Works of Colonel John Trumbull. Rev. ed. New Haven and London, 1967: 36, fig. 22.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 116, repro.
1975
Jaffe, Irma B. John Trumbull: Patriot-Artist of the American Revolution. Boston, 1975: 208, 309, fig. 146.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 249, repro.
1981
Williams 1981, 75, repro.
1982
Cooper, Helen A., ed. John Trumbull: The Hand and Spirit of a Painter. Exh. cat. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 1982: 122, no. 39.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 394, no. 561, color repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 369, repro.
1993
Miles, Ellen G., ed. The Portrait in Eighteenth-Century America. Newark, 1993, fig. 42.
1995
Miles, Ellen G. American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1995: 303-306, color repro. 305.

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