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Provenance

Recorded as from New York. Purchased in 1953 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1957.

Exhibition History
1954
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part I, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1954, not included in cat.
1967
National Gallery Loan Exhibition, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1967, no. 12.
1968
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by Amer. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., 1968-1970, no. 85. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
1970
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, organized by the Amer. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., and Mainichi News., Nihobashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, 1970, no cat.
1972
American Primitive Painting, South Texas Artmobile, Corpus Christi, traveling exhibition by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1972-1973, no cat.
1975
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Dublin, Ireland, 1975-1978.
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
1985
Two Centuries of Naive Painting, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1985, no cat.
1988
A Little Bestiary: Naive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, 1988, no cat.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 134, repro.
1978
King, Marian. Adventures in Art: National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1978: 97, pl. 60.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 273, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 538, no. 812, color repro.
1989
Journal of the American Medical Association 261, no. 22 (June 1989): color cover.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 399, 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: 466-468, color repro. 467.