bottom left on chair frame: CL Elliot 1867.
Commissioned 1867 by 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.
- Long-term loan, Riggs National Bank (later PNC Bank), Washington, 1986-2015.
- 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: 81.
- Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 296, repro.