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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.

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.
Larkin, Oliver W. Samuel F. B. Morse and American Democratic Art. Boston, 1954: 77.
Kloss, William. Samuel F. B. Morse. New York, 1988: 90.
Staiti, Paul J. Samuel F. B. Morse. New York, 1989: 113, 116; fig. 70, pl. VI.
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 237, repro.
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: 16, 18-19, color repro.