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Provenance

By descent in the sitter's family; Emily Harrison Thorp Whitfield, a descendant of the sitters; by inheritance to her daughter, Mrs. Philip Connors, Middleburg, Virginia; gift 1973 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1983
Extended loan for use by Ambassador David Abshire, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1983-1987.
1987
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Alton J. Keel, Jr., Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1987-1989.
1989
Extended loan for use by Ambassador William H. Taft IV, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1989-1992.
1992
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Reginald Bartholomew, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1992-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Robert E. Hunter, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1993-1997.
1997
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Alexander R. Vershbow, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1997-2001.
2001
Extended loan for use by Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 2001-2005.
2005
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Victoria Nuland, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 2005-2008.
2008
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Kurt Volker, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 2008-2009.
2009
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Ivo Daalder, Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 2009-2012.
Bibliography
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 242, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 363, repro.
1998
Torchia, Robert Wilson, with Deborah Chotner and Ellen G. Miles. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part II. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 172-173, repro.