Robert K. Cassatt, father of the sitter.
Alexander J. Cassatt, the sitter, Cecilton, Maryland.
Adelson Galleries, New York, 2007.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2008.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NEW YORK
M. Knoedler & Co., The Paintings of Mary Cassatt, exhibition catalogue, New York, n.p., 1966, no. 42, illustrated.
A.D. Breeskin, Mary Cassatt: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oils, Pastels, Watercolors and Drawings, Washington, D.C., 1970, p. 205, no. 568, illustrated.
(Possibly) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 115th Annual Exhibition, February 8-March 28, 1920.
(Possibly) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by Representative Modern Artists, April 17-May 9, 1920, no. 41 or 42 (as Portrait of a Child).
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., The Paintings of Mary Cassatt, February 1-26, 1966.
Charleston, South Carolina, Gibbes Art Gallery, 20th Century Art From Charleston Collections, February 2-24, 1974.