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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
1973
Pictures of the American Indian by George Catlin, Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina, 1973, no. 29.
2012
Reflections across time: Seminole Portraits, The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Clewiston; The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, 2012-2013, no. 8, repro. (shown only in Miami).
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 31.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 102, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 89, repro.