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Inscription

reverse: portrait of / Mrs Dodd / finished Feby. 26th 1852. / Philada.

Provenance

The sitter's daughter, Julia Dodd; her daughter, Mrs. Albert M. Friend; her son, Albert M. Friend, Jr., Princeton, New Jersey; gift 1957 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1970
Two Centuries of American Portraits, University of Kentucky Art Gallery, Lexington; Paducah Art Gallery, Kentucky; J. B. Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, 1970, no cat.
Bibliography
1959
Patrick, Ransom R. "The Early Life of John Neagle, Philadelphia Portrait Painter." Ph.D. diss., Princeton University, 1959: 126.
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.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 240, 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: 35-36, repro.