George Catlin [1796-1872]; by descent to his daughters, Clara Gregory Catlin, Louise Catlin Kinney, and Elizabeth Wing Catlin; purchased 1912 from Elizabeth Wing Catlin by the American Museum of Natural History; sold 1959 through (Kennedy Galleries, New York) to Mr. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA; gift 1965 to the NGA.
- Loan for display with permanent collection, Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming, 1964-1974.
- Extended loan for use by Ambassador Richard Burt, U.S. Embassy residence, Bonn, West Germany, 1986-1989.
- Extended loan for use by Secretary Louis Sullivan, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C., 1989-1993.
- Extended loan for use by Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten, White House, Washington, D.C., 2008-2009.
- American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 27.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 105, repro.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 92, repro.