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Inscription

lower center in plate: Drawn & engrd. by St. Memin Philada.; upper right in graphite by unknown hand: Presented to the Gallery by / Mr. F. J. Duer of Phila. / (see letter) May 16, 1884; lower right in graphite by unknown hand: Peter S Duponceau

Provenance

Mr. F. J. Duer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1884; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1994
Miles, Ellen G. Saint-Mémin and the Neoclassical Profile Portrait in America. Washington, DC: National Portrait Gallery, 1994, p. 295, no. 289.