painted circa 1830.
watercolor on paper
10 1/2 by 8in. 26.7 by 20.3cm
On Display, New York Historical Society, June 1971 - March 1977
Colonel Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Pokety, Cambridge, Maryland
Sold at Sotheby Parke Bernet, Americana: Miniature Portraits and Small Watercolors from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch,, April 29, 1977, Sale 3981, lot 416
Ralph Esmerian, New York
David Wheatcroft, Westboro, Massachusetts
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The elaborate treatment of the child's clothing is very similar to the costumes of female subjects seen in his interior portraits, as shown in Stacy C. Hollander, American Radiance, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 2001, pp. 40 and 42, figs. 14a and 15a.