1889 - 1907
oil on canvas
Unframed: 84 × 52 in. (213.36 × 132.08 cm)
Framed: 93 11/16 × 51 11/16 in. (237.97 × 131.29 cm)
Not on view
Lower right: "Rich'd N. Brooke"
Gift of John Barton Payne
American: The Live and Legend of Pocohontas, Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Va., October 15, 1994 - April 30, 1995

Falling in Love Again, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Philip Morris Gallery, Richmond, Va., July 1 - September 25, 1994

Jamestown Exposition, Hampton Roads, VA, April 26 - December 1, 1907.
O’Leary, Elizabeth L., Sylvia Yount, Susan Jensen Rawles, and David Park Curry. American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Charlottesville: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts with the University of Virginia Press, 2010. (Fig. 6, p. 3; Fig. 59, p.95).

William Rasmussen and Robert S. Tilton, Pocahontas Her Life and Legend exhibition catalogue (Richmond: Virginia Historical Society, 1994) pp. 33-34, fig. 29. and 2nd ed., 2007.

Allen, Paula Gunn. Portrait of Pocahontas. San Francisco: HarperCollins, 2003. (color illus. on cover).

LeSourd, Nancy. Liberty Letters: The Personal correspondence of Elizabeth Walton and Abigail Matthews, The Story of Pocahontas, 1613. Grand Rapids, Mich: Zonderkidz, 2003. (illus., p. 252).

Paul Gunn Allen, Portrait of Pocahontas (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 2003) color ill. cover.

Kelly, James C. The Story of Virginia. Nashville, TN: Publication Management Associates Inc., in association with the Virginia Historical Society, 2001. (p. 13, painting appears in photo of VHS exhibit.)

Kathie Hill, Promise U.: Precious Promises to Famous Followers of the Past 2000 Years (Nashville: Word Music, 1999) b&w ill. p. 50.

Calvo, José Manuel, “Pocahontas: La Verdadera Historia de Una Princesa Americana,” El País XX, no. 245 (October 29, 1995): 43-46. (illus., p. 45).

video program on the historical life of Pocahontas and the Disney film “Pocahontas,” produced for the BBC, London, 1995.

José Manuel Calvo, “Pocahontas,” El Pais, No. 245, October 29, 1995, ill. p. 45.

Monte Markham, Stuart B. Rekant, and Adam Friedman. Pocahontas: Ambassador of the New World. [video recording] Los Angeles, CA: Perpetual Motion Films Inc. in association with A&E Network, 1995. (Image appears 4 times at 36:30, 36:49, 42:15, and 44:20).

Kevin D. Murphy, exhibition review: “Pocahontas: Her Life and Legend,” Winter Portfolio, Vol. 29, No. 4, Winter 1994, pp. 272, 274, ill.

See also: "Pocahontas," The Biography.com website, http://www.biography.com/people/pocahontas-9443116 (accessed Mar 18 2015).

Rasmussen, William, “Pocahontas, Her Life and Legend,” American Art Review VI, no. 6 (1994): 98-103, 159. (illus., p. 99).

Rasmussen, William M. S. and Robert S. Tilton. Pocahontas, Her Life and Legend. Richmond, Va: Virginia Historical Society, 1994. Exhibition catalog. (Fig. 29, p. 34); and 2nd edition published 2007.

Murphy, Kevin D., “Pocahontas: Her Life and Legend,” exhibition review, Winterthur Portfolio 29, no. 4 (Winter 1994): 274. (illus.).

Hartzog, Henry S. John Smith and Pocahontas. St. Louis: D'Alroy & Hart, 1937. (Frontispiece).

William Rasmussen, "Pocahontas Her Life and Legend," American Art Review, Vol. VI, no. 6, pp. 98-99, ill.
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