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Provenance

George Catlin [1796-1872]; by descent to his daughters, Clara Gregory Catlin, Louise Catlin Kinney, and Elizabeth Wing Catlin; purchased 1912 from Elizabeth Wing Catlin by the American Museum of Natural History; sold 1959 through (Kennedy Galleries, New York) to Mr. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA; gift 1965 to the NGA.

Exhibition History
1971
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Vienna, Austria, 1971-1978.
1985
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Joseph M. Rodgers, U.S. Embassy residence, Paris, France, 1985-1989.
1990
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Stroock, U.S. Embassy residence, Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1990-1992.
2001
Extended Loan to the White House for use by President George W. Bush, 2001-2008.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 29.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 92, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 81, repro.