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Provenance

Recorded as from Massachusetts. Purchased in 1948 by 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. 98.
1955
American Primitive Pantings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955.
1961
Extended loan for use by the Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1961-1973.
1976
Loan for display with permanent collection, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1976-1982.
1985
Two Centuries of Naive Painting, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1985, no cat.
1990
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Christopher Phillips, U.S. Embassy residence, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, 1990-1991.
1999
Extended loan for use by Secretary William Richardson, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C., 1999-2001.
2007
Extended loan for use by Secretary James Peake, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C., 2007-2008.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 138, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 280, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 408, 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: 524-526, color repro. 525.