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Provenance

The sitter's descendant, Elizabeth F.G. Heistand [Mrs. Henry S. Heistand, b. 1872], Marietta, Pennsylvania;[1] sold December 1947 to (M. Knoedler & Co., New York); bought that same month by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch;[2] gift 1964 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1912
Loan Exhibition of Historical and Contemporary Portraits Illustrating the Evolution of Portraiture in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, The Iris Club and the Historical Society of Lancaster County, Lancaster, 1912, no. 24
1948
American Paintings of the 18th and Early 19th Century in Our Current Collection, M. Knoedler and Co., New York, 1948, no. 10a
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1957, no. 12
1958
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Springfield Art Museum, Missouri, 1958, no cat.
1976
John Singleton Copley 1738-1815, Gilbert Stuart 1755-1828, Benjamin West 1738-1820 in America & England, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1976, no. 2

Bibliography

1929
Case, Sarah McCorkle. Bellmont, 1726 - Mt. Bethel, 1929. Columbia, Pennsylvania (?), 1929 (?): 18-20.
1938
Sawitzky, William. "The American Work of Benjamin West." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 62, no. 4 (October 1938): 437, 451 (11), repro.
1952
Flexner, James Thomas. "Benjamin West's American Neo-Classicism." New-York Historical Society Quarterly 36 (1952): 24-25.
1970
_American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 120, repro.
1976
_John Singleton Copley 1738-1815, Gilbert Stuart 1755-1828, Benjamin West 1738-1820 in America and England. Exh. cat. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1976: color repro. 14, 20, no. 2.
1980
_American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 255, repro.
1981
Dallett, Francis James. "The Inter-Colonial Grimstone Boude and his Family." The Genealogist 2 (1981): no. 1: 92-94, repro.
1986
Von Erffa and Staley 1986, 494, no. 596, repro.
1992
_American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 376, 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: 317, 320, repro. 318.

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