on the back: H. POWERS Sculp.
Gift from the artist to Caroline Martha Hampton Preston [1807-1883, Mrs. John Smith Preston], Columbia, South Carolina; purchased by William Wilson Corcoran [1798-1888], Washington; gift 1873 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.
- Benjamin, S.G.W. "The Corcoran Gallery of Art." The Century 24, no. 6 (October 1882): 819.