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Provenance

Recorded as from the Hudson River Valley. (Harry Stone Gallery, New York, 1945), by whom sold in 1946 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1955.

Exhibition History
1945
Harry Stone Collection of American Primitive Painting, New Art Circle, J. B. Neumann Gallery, New York, 1945, no. 10, as West Point(?), special issue of Art Lover 1 (November/December 1945) as cat.
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1957.
1989
Extended loan for use by Carla Hills, U.S. Trade Representative, Washington, D.C., 1989-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Michael Kantor, U.S. Trade Representative, Washington, D.C., 1993-
2006
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Al Hoffman, U.S. Embassy residence, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006-2009.
2010
American Naive Paintings from the Garbisch Collection at the National Gallery of Art, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia, 2010, no cat.
Bibliography
1945
"Antiques for the Country House." Antiques 48 (August 1945): 72.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 140, repro., as by Unknown American.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 284, repro., as by Unknown American.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 414, repro., as by Anonymous American.
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: 319, color repro. 320.