reverse: portrait of / Mrs Dodd / finished Feby. 26th 1852. / Philada.
The sitter's daughter, Julia Dodd; her daughter, Mrs. Albert M. Friend; her son, Albert M. Friend, Jr., Princeton, New Jersey; gift 1957 to NGA.
- Two Centuries of American Portraits, University of Kentucky Art Gallery, Lexington; Paducah Art Gallery, Kentucky; J. B. Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, 1970, no cat.
- Patrick, Ransom R. "The Early Life of John Neagle, Philadelphia Portrait Painter." Ph.D. diss., Princeton University, 1959: 126.
- American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 84, repro.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 201, repro.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 240, repro.
- Torchia, Robert Wilson, with Deborah Chotner and Ellen G. Miles. American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part II. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1998: 35-36, repro.