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lower right: A. E. ZELIFF

Provenance

Recorded as from New Jersey. (Valentine Gallery, New York), by whom sold in 1944 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1955.

Exhibition History
1955
American Primitive Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955.
1963
French, American, and Italian Review, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, 1963, no. 52.
1967
American Painting, Art Resources Traveler (Artmobile), Illinois, 1967-1968.
1977
Extended loan for use by the Secretary, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1977-1980.
1981
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982, no. 34 (cat. by Ronald McKnight Melvin).
1984
Extended loan for use by Secretary Richard Lyng, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., 1984-1989.
1989
Extended loan for use by Secretary Clayton Yeutter, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., 1989-1991.
1999
Extended loan for use by Secretary Daniel R. Glickman, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., 1999-2001.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 124, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 262, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 385, 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: 397-399, color repro. 398.