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Inscription

lower left: J. Budington Pinxt. 1800

Provenance

Recorded as from the Burr family homestead, Greenfield Hill, Connecticut.[1] (Mary Allis, Southport, Connecticut). (Albert Duveen, New York), by whom sold in 1952 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1956.

Exhibition History
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1957, no. 32.
1957
Little-Known Connecticut Artists, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, 1957-1958, no. 1, cat. by Nina Fletcher Little in Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin 22 (October 1957).
1981
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982, no. 8 (cat. by Ronald McKnight Melvin).
1993
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Swanee Hunt, U.S. Embassy residence, Vienna, Austria, 1993-1997.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 20, repro.
1972
Schloss, Christine Skeeles. The Beardsley Limner and Some Contemporaries: Postrevolutionary Portraiture in New England, 1775-1805. Exh. cat. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center, Williamsburg, Va., 1972: 15.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 31, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 36, 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: 35-37, color repro. 36.