Recorded as from Baltimore. Descended in the family of the sitter to his aunt, Mrs. G. Ogden, Ogdensburg, New York, who owned it in 1846. Purchased in 1949 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1953.
- American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 174, repro.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 236, repro.
- Chotner, Deborah, with contributions by Julie Aronson, Sarah D. Cash, and Laurie Weitzenkorn. American Naive Paintings. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 260-261, repro. 261.