Signed, dated, and inscribed, in ink, lower right: D. Huntington del / at Cooper Festival / 24 Feby 1852 / Irving Webster & Bryant [last two names in graphite; "Irving" written in ink, over area of the board that has been scraped down]
Artists Reception, Dodsworth's Hall, New York, New York, March 1860.
From Copley to Dove: American Drawings and Watercolors at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 11-May 25, 1989 (no cat.).
Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.
The Godlike Black Dan, A Selection of Portraits from Life in Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Daniel Webster, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., no. 17, June 4-November 28, 1982.
James Barber and Frederick Voss, The Godlike Black Dan, A Selection of Portraits from Life in Commemoration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Daniel Webster, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982, p. 47, no. 17.
Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, pp. 19, 80, 253, ill. p. 81, no. 14.
Dartmouth College Library; transferred to present collection, by 1968.
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