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Provenance

Recorded as from Fishkill, New York. Purchased from a collateral member of the sitter's family by (Thurston Thacher, Hyde Park, New York), by whom sold in 1949 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1953.

Exhibition History
1972
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Strauz-Hupe, U.S. Embassy residence, Brussels, Belgium, 1972-1977.
Bibliography
1965
Holdridge, Barbara C., and Lawrence B. Holdridge. "Ammi Phillips, 1788-1865." Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin 30 (October 1965): 97-146.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 90, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 209, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 261, 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: 284, 287, repro. 285.