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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
1966
[Exhibition], Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock; Arkansas Artmobile state-wide tour, 1966-1968 (organized by Department of Education, State of Arkansas).
1973
George Catlin: Painter of the Indians of the Americas, Sordoni Art Gallery (Opening Exhibition), Wilkes College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1973, no. 33.
1989
Extended loan for use by Ambassadors Timothy L. Towell, U.S. Embassy residence, Asuncion, Paraguay, 1989-1991.
1991
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Joe David Glassman, U.S. Embassy residence, Asuncion, Paraguay, 1991-1993.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 34.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 85, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 118, repro.