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on newspaper: Dai[ly]

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Provenance

Recorded as from Massachusetts. (unknown antique dealer, Billerica, Massachusetts). (Vose Galleries, Boston); sold 1953 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift 1955 to NGA.

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. 89.
1955
American Primitive Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955.
1961
101 Masterpieces of American Primitive Painting from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by the Amer. Federation of Arts, New York, 1961-1964, no. 66, color repro. First venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.
1967
Fifty Masterpieces of American Primitive Painting from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, 1967, no cat.
1968
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by Amer. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., 1968-1970, no. 62, repro. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
1970
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, organized by the Amer. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., and Mainichi News., Nihobashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, 1970, no cat.
1972
American Primitive Painting, South Texas Artmobile, Corpus Christi, traveling exhibition by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1972-1973, no cat.
1974
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, East Berlin, East Germany, 1974-1977.
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
1978
The Animal Kingdom in Art, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, 1978.
1980
Small Folk: A Celebration of Childhood in America, organized by Museum of American Folk Art, NGA loans shown at The New-York Historical Society, New York, 1980-1981, 129, no. 235, color repro. (cat. by Sandra Brant and Elissa Cullman).
1981
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982, no. 2, color repro. on frontispiece (cat. by Ronald McKnight Melvin).
1985
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, traveling exh. by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 4, color repro. First venue: Museum of American Folk Art, New York.
1988
La Nascita di Una Nazione: Pittori americani dalla National Gallery of Art di Washington 1730-1880, Palazzo Pepoli Campogrande, Bologna; Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna di Ca'Pesaro, Venice, 1988-1989, no. 4, repro.
2012
Deacon Peckham's _Hobby Horse_, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2012, digital brochure, no. 9, repro.

Bibliography

1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 136, repro.
1979
Johnson, Dale. "Deacon Robert Peckham: Delineator of the `Human Face Divine'." The American Art Journal 10 (January 1979): 31-33, 35-36.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 277, repro.
1988
Luckey, Laura. "The Portraits of Robert Peckham." Antiques 134 (September 1988): 552-557.
1990
Garrett, Elisabeth Donaghy. At Home: The American Family 1750-1870. New York, 1990: repro. 54.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 404, 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: 493-495, color repro. 494.
2012
Parker, Lonnae O'Neal. "A 30-Year Ride on a Hobby Horse." The Washington Post 135, no. 230 (22 July 2012): E1, E6, color repro.

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