American Commissioners of the Preliminary Peace Negotiations with Great Britain, after 1827
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"Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World," Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary traveling exhibition, 2005-2008
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Rollins, Alexandra, ed., Treasures of State: Fine and Decorative Arts in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1991) No. 267, pp. 412-413, illius.

The painting is thought to have been given to Lewis Cass, Minister to France (1836-42) while he was in Paris. It passed by descent to his grandson, Cass Canfield, to Katherine Emmet (Mrs. Cass) Canfield by 1938. A Gift of Cass Canfield, Sr., and Cass Canfield, Jr., to the State Department's Diplomatic Reception Rooms. Terms of Use Credits