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Provenance

Recorded as from the Hudson River Valley, New York. Purchased in 1949 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1956.

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. 80.
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.
1968
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Columbus Museum of Arts and Crafts, Columbus, Georgia, 1968-1969, no. 7.
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
1985
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, traveling exhibiton by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 17, 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. 17, repro.
2010
American Naive Paintings from the Garbisch Collection at the National Gallery of Art, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia, 2010, no cat.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 38, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 127, repro.
1981
Jaros, Sheree. "The View from Mt. Holyoke." In Arcadian Vales: Views of the Connecticut River Valley. Exh. cat. George Walter Vincent Smith Museum, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1981: 58-59.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 137, 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: 49-50, color repro. 50.