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Provenance

The sitter's daughter, Mrs. Charles Collins [née Mart Hall Terry]; her daughter, Mrs. William Allen Butler [née Louise Terry Collins]; her son, Dr. Charles Terry Butler, Chappaqua, New York; gift 1981 to NGA.

Bibliography
1932
Wehle, Harry B. Samuel F. B. Morse, American Painter: A Study Occasioned by an Exhibition of His Paintings. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1932: 43.
1954
Larkin, Oliver W. Samuel F. B. Morse and American Democratic Art. Boston, 1954: 77.
1988
Kloss, William. Samuel F. B. Morse. New York, 1988: 91.
1989
Staiti, Paul J. Samuel F. B. Morse. New York, 1989: 113, fig. 71.
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: 15, 17-18, color repro.