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Provenance

Recorded as from Ithaca, New York. Purchased in 1953 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. 38.
1955
American Primitive Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955.
1956
The Archaic Smile, Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, 1956, no. 47, as Portrait of a Young Man in a White Stock (exh. cat. by R.F. Howard and G.T. Gambrill III, as special issue of Birmingham Museum of Art Bulletin).
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.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 156, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 304, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 434, 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: 640-642, repro. 641.