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Inscription

upper center in black ink by unknown hand: Duplicate; lower center in black ink by unknown hand: St. Memin print of Joseph Whipple (not / General Horatio Gates), from copper / plate owned by Mrs. Fanny Pickering / Heffenger of Portsmouth, N.H. (See / correspndence).

Provenance

Fanny Pickering Heffenger, Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1908; 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. 429, no. 943.