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.
- Loan for display with permanent collection, The American Museum in Britain, Bath, England, 1969-1986.
- Extended loan for use by the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1990-1995.
- Extended loan for use by Secretary Samuel Bodman, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C., 2005-2008.
- American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 29.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 118, repro.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 101, repro.