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Provenance

Recorded as from Boston. Purchased in 1949 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1958.

Exhibition History
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. 15.
1971
Extended loan for use by Secretary Roger Morton, U.S. Department of Interior, Washington, D.C., 1971-1975.
1981
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982, no. 31 (cat. by Ronald McKnight Melvin).
1985
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, traveling exhibition by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 18, color repro. First venue: Museum of American Folk Art, N.Y.
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. 18, repro.
1991
The American Garden, Mansfield Art Center, Ohio, 1991, no. 8.
1998
Art of the Departed: The Gravestones of Cape Cod, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1998, no cat.
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: 128, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 138, 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: 54-55, repro. 55.