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Provenance

Recorded as from Connecticut. 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. 70.
1955
American Primitive Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955.
1962
Exhibition of Early American Art, Academy of the Arts, Talbot County Historical Society, Easton, Maryland, 1962, no. 24.
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.
1970
Extended loan for use by The White House, Washington, D.C., 1970-1973.
1976
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Frank Carlucci, U.S. Embassy residence, Lisbon, Portugal, 1976-1979.
1985
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Faith Whittlesey, U.S. Embassy residence, Bern, Switzerland, 1985-1988.
1988
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Philip D. Winn, U.S. Embassy residence, Bern, Switzerland, 1988-1990.
1991
Extended loan for use by Secretary Lynn Martin, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., 1991-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Secretary Robert Reich, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., 1993-1997.
1997
Extended loan for use by Secretary Andrew Cuomo, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C., 1997-2001.
2014
Whitney Biennial 2014, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2014, not in catalogue.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 154, repro.
1978
Candee, Richard M. "Preparing and Mixing Colors in 1812." Antiques 63 (April 1978): 849.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 303, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 433, 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: 636-639, color repro. 638.