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Provenance

Recorded as from Massachusetts. (Richard C. Morrison, Fenway Art Center, Boston), by whom sold in 1949 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1953.

Exhibition History
1957
Little-Known Connecticut Artist 1790-1810, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, 1957-1958, cat. by Nina Fletcher Little in Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin 22 (October 1957): 106, 117, no. 14.
1968
The American Primitive Paintings Exhibit, organized by the Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California, for the de Saisset Art Gallery, University of Santa Clara, 1968.
1972
The Beardsley Limner and Some Contemporaries, A. A. Rockefeller Folk Art Center, Williamsburg; Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey; New Haven Colony Historical Society, Connecticut, 1972-1973, no. 6 (cat. by Christine Skeeles Sch
1981
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982, no. 6 (cat. by Ronald McKnight Melvin).
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 136, repro.
1973
Schloss, Christine Skeeles. "The Beardsley Limner." Antiques 103 (March 1973): 534, fig. 5.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 24, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 27, repro.
1992
Chotner, Deborah, with contributions by Julie Aronson, Sarah D. Cash, and Laurie Weitzenkorn. American Naive Paintings. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1992: 14-16, color repro. 15.