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lower right: J. Porter


The artist's wife, Dorothy Porter Wesley [1905-1995], Washington; their daughter, Constance Porter Uzelac [b. 1939], Fort Lauderdale; gift 7 March 2002 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
James A. Porter, Artist and Art Historian: The Memory of the Legacy, Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, 15 October 1992 - 9 February 1993, unnumbered checklist, repro.
Celebrating the Legacy III: African-American Art from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 10 January - 25 February 2002, no catalogue.
Figuratively Speaking: The Human Form in American Art, 1770-1950, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 20 November 2004 - 7 August 2005, unpublished checklist.
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 313, repro.