Elizabeth Bordley Gibson, daughter of John Beale Bordley.
Edward Shippen, nephew of the above, until 1904.
Mrs. Roland S. Morris, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, granddaughter of the above.
Sarah Morris Machold and Edward Shippen Morris, daughter and son of the above, until 1950.
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, until 1952.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. David Rockefeller, New York.
Estate of Margaret McGrath Rockefeller.
By descent to the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTOR
C.C. Sellers, The Artist of the Revolution: The Early Life of Charles Willson Peale, Hebron, Connecticut, 1939, opp. p. 278, illustrated.
Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1947, vol. XXIII, pt. I, p. 277, opp. p. 278, illustrated.
T. Bolton, "Charles Willson Peale: The First Catalogue of His Portraits in Oils and Miniature," Art Quarterly, supplement to vol. II, Autumn 1939, p. 419.
F.S. McGrath, The Pillars of Maryland, Richmond, Virginia, 1950, opp. p. 389, illustrated.
C.C. Sellers, Portraits and Miniatures by Charles Willson Peale, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. XLII, pt. I, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1952, p. 236, no. 63, 234, illustrated.
C.C. Sellers, Charles Willson Peale, New York, 1969, p. 236.
L.B. Miller, ed., The Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and His Family, New Haven, Connecticut, 1983, p. 579, n68, p. 593, n15.
J. Barnitz, et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection, vol. II, Art of the Western Hemisphere: American Paintings, Tapestries and Sculpture, New York, 1992, pp. 14-17, illustrated.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Loan Exhibition of Historical Portraits, December 1, 1887-January 15, 1888, no. 50.