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Provenance

Recorded as from Connecticut. Purchased in 1948 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1955.

Exhibition History
1954
American Primitive Painting, traveling exhibition organized by the Smithsonian Inst. for the U.S. Information Service, Washington, 1954-1955, no. 61. First venue: Kunstmusuem, Lucerne, Switzerland.
1955
American Primitive Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955.
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1957.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 126, repro., as Miss Arnold Knitting.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 264, repro., as Miss Arnold Knitting.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 538, no. 809, color repro., as Miss Arnold Knitting.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 387, 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: 405, 408, repro. 406.