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Inscription

across bottom: A VIEW OF MOUNT.VERNON THE SEAT OF GENERAL WASHINGTON.

Provenance

Recorded as from a home in Baltimore, Maryland. (H. Milton Feldman, city unknown), by whom sold in 1949 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1953.

Exhibition History
1962
Exhibition of Early American Art, Academy of the Arts, Talbot County Historical Society, Easton, Maryland, 1962, no. 31.
1974
The Flowering of American Folk Art 1776-1876, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; M.H. De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, 1974, no. 265, repro. (cat. by Lipman and Winchester).
1975
Extended loan for use by The Octagon House, Washington, D.C., 1975.
1976
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Tokyo, Japan, 1976-1980.
1982
George Washington: A Figure Upon the Stage, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, Washington, 1982-1983, no. 145, color repro. (cat. by M. Brown Klapthor and H. Alexander Morrison).
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 154, repro.
1975
Little, Nina Fletcher. Country Arts in Early American Homes. New York, 1975: 103, 105, 185.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 301, repro.
1986
Lipman, Jean, et al. Young America. New York, 1986: color repro., 17.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 431, 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: 624-626, color repro. 625.