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Provenance

Recorded as from Darien, Connecticut. Purchased in Binghamton, New York, by (Thurston Thacher, Hyde Park, New York),[1] by whom sold in 1950 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1953.

Exhibition History
1954
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part I, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1954, no. 72.
1955
American Primitive Pantings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955.
1968
The American Primitive Paintings Exhibit, organized by the Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California, for de Saisset Art Gallery, University of Santa Clara, 1968.
1972
Untitled exhibition, Alexandria Mental Health Association Benefit, Mulrooney Hall, Alexandria, Virginia, 1972, no cat.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 152, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 299, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 428, 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: 606-608, color repro. 607.