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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
1986
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Jean Gerard, U.S. Embassy residence, Luxembourg, 1986-1990.
1992
Picturing Paradise: The Rain Forest at Risk, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta, Georgia, 1992-1993, no. cat.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 36.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 37, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 107, repro.