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Inscription

on reverse (no longer visible and no known photograph, but recorded in donor records): William M. Prior, 1850

Provenance

Recorded as from Massachusetts. (Charles D. Childs, Boston), by whom sold in 1948 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1953.

Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 92, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 213, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 267, 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: 304, repro. 305.