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Provenance

Recorded as from Clermont, New York. Probably John Sanders [1714-1782] of Scotia, New York; by descent to his son, John Sanders II [1757-1834]; by descent to his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Sanders, who married Harold Wilson of Germantown, New York; by descent to their daughters, Anne and Jane Wilson, by whom sold to (Thurston Thacher, Hyde Park, New York), by whom sold in 1952 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1956.

Exhibition History
1981
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982, 2, 26, no. 39, color repro. (cat. by Ronald McKnight Melvin).
Bibliography
1953
Keck, Caroline and Sheldon Keck. "The Conservation of Two Early Paintings." Antiques 63 (February 1953): 116-119.
1954
"Collectors' Notes." Antiques 65 (February 1954): 148.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 136, repro., as by Unknown American.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 278, repro., as by Unknown American.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 164, 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: 102-103, color repro. 101.