Art Institute of Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago Annual Report 1921 (Chicago, 1921), ill.
“Delacroix’s Dante and Virgil,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 15, 6 (1921), pp. 170–71 (ill.), 172–73.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1925), pp. 47 (ill.), 134, no. 818.
Daniel Catton Rich, “Delacroix and Modern Painting,” in Loan Exhibition of Paintings, Water Colors, Drawings and Prints by Eugène Delacroix, exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1930), pp. 5, 9, 11.
“A Loan Exhibition of Works by Delacroix,” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago 24, 4 (1930), p. 47.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1932), p. 43 (ill.), 150.
Walter Gordon, “Study Galleries for Interpretation of Art Exhibitions,” Museum News 18, 4 (1940), p. 11.
“Eugene Delacroix: An Exhibition Opening Jan. 15,” Portland Art Museum Bulletin 1, 3 (1940), p. 2.
Henry McBride, “Conversation Piece,” Art News 49, 5 (1950), p. 20 (ill.).
Luigina Rossi Bortolatto and Pierre Georgel, Tout l’œuvre peint de Delacroix (Paris: Flammarion, 1975), p. 91, under no. 39.
Lee Johnson, The Paintings of Eugène Delacroix: A Critical Catalogue, vol. 1 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981), p. 74, no. 2b.
Juan J. Luna, in Eugène Delacroix, exh. cat. (Madrid: Museo del Prado, Ministerio de Cultura, 1987), no page no., under no. 2.
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Loan Exhibition of Paintings, Water Colors, Drawings and Prints by Eugène Delacroix 1798–1863, March 20–April 20, 1930, cat. 1.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, June 1–November 1, 1933, cat. 244.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Century of Progress: Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, June 1–November 1, 1934, cat. 188.
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Relationships Between French Literature and Painting in the Nineteenth Century, April–May 1938, cat. 2.
San Francisco Museum of Art, French Romantic Artists, April 19–May 14, 1939, cat. 28.
Portland, Oregon, Portland Art Museum, Eugène Delacroix, January 15–February 14, 1940, no cat.
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fogg Art Museum, Between the Empires: Géricault, Delacroix, Chassériau, Painters of Romantic Movement, April 30–June 1, 1946, no cat. no.
Eugene, Oregon, University of Oregon Museum of Art, Dante in Art, February 2–March 14, 1965, cat. 3.
W. P. Wright, New Jersey, by 1876; his sale Henry H. Leeds & Miner, New York, March 18, 1867, no. 29. John Taylor Johnston; his sale, New York, December 19 1876, no. 48 to S. Colman for $750; [price and buyer according to an annotated copy of the sale catalogue in the Thomas J. Watson Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York]; Samuel Colman, N.A., New York; his sale American Art Association, New York, March 25, 1903, lot 58 as “Dante and Virgil Crossing the Styx” for $850 [price according to an annotated copy of the sale catalogue in The Frick Art Reference Library, New York]. Potter Palmer (died 1902), Chicago [according to Art Institute of Chicago 1921]; his widow, Bertha Honoré Palmer (died 1918); by descent to their sons Honoré and Potter Palmer; given by them to the Art Institute, 1922.
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