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Inscription

reverse: Portrait of Thos. Sully, the Artist, Painted by Himself 1850

Provenance

William Wilson Corcoran [1798-1888], Washington; gift 10 May 1869 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1926
Exhibition of Early American Paintings, Miniatures, and Silver, National Gallery of Art (now Smithsonian American Art Museum), Washington, 1926, no. 76.
1952
Tribute to W. W. Corcoran, George Washington University, Washington, October 1952.
1966
Past and Present: 250 Years of American Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 15 April - 30 September 1966, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1966
Phillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Vol. 1: Painters born before 1850. Washington, 1966: 48.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 319, repro.