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Provenance

Recorded as from Connecticut. Purchased in 1952 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1955.

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. 55.
1968
The American Primitive Paintings Exhibit, organized by the Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California, for de Saisset Art Gallery, University of Santa Clara, 1968.
1975
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Dublin, Ireland, 1975-1978.
2010
American Naive Paintings from the Garbisch Collection at the National Gallery of Art, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia, 2010, no cat.
Bibliography
1963
French, Reginald F., and Agnes M. Dods. "Erastus Salisbury Field, 1805-1900." Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin 28 (October 1963): 123, nos. 193, 194 (includes their "Checklist of Paintings attributed to E. S. Field").
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 60, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 159, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 179, 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: 113, 115, repro. 117.