By descent in the artist's family, probably to his daughter, Nora Edmonds Coudert [1836-1898, Mrs. Louis Leonce Coudert]; to her son, the artist's grandson, Louis Leonce Coudert, Jr. [1865-1928]; to his daughter, the artist's great-granddaughter, Cecile Coudert Bigelow [1902-1988, Mrs. Horace Ransom Bigelow]; to her son, the artist's great-great-grandson, Paul Upham Bigelow [1932-2007]; consigned to (Kennedy Galleries, Inc., New York); purchased 20 April 1988 by H. Nichols B. Clark, Cambridge, Massachusetts; gift 2018 to NGA.
- Proud Possessions: A Community Collects, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, 1992, unnumbered catalogue.
- Clark, Henry Nichols Blake. Francis W. Edmonds: American Master in the Dutch Tradition. Exh. cat. Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth; New-York Historical Society. Washington, D.C., 1988: 68, 69 fig. 38.
- Kelly, Franklin, with Nicolai Cikovsky, Jr., Deborah Chotner, and John Davis. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1996: 192, fig. 1.