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Provenance

The artist to his wife, Jane Suddarth Toole, North Garden, Virginia, 1860;[1] by inheritance to their daughter, Alice Toole Barnes [Mrs. Theodore Barnes], Washington, D.C.; by inheritance to her daughter, Mrs. Beulah Barnes Weaver, Washington, D.C.; by inheritance to her son, B. Woodruff Weaver, Washington, D.C.; sold 1955 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift 1958 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1957, no. 66.
1962
101 Masterpieces of American Painting from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by the Amer. Federation of Arts, New York, 1961-1964, only shown at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1962, not in cat.
1968
The Artist and the Sportsman, The National Art Museum of Sport, Inc., Madison Square Garden Center Gallery of Art, New York, 1968, 78.
1971
Extended loan for use by The Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1971-1987.
1971
What is American in American Art, M. Knoedler and Co. [benefit exhibition for the Museum of American Folk Art], New York, 1971, no. 35.
1972
Extended loan for use in Chief Justice Rehnquist's chambers, 1986-1992.
1987
In Pursuit of Sport, Brandywine River Musuem, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 1987, no cat.
1988
Extended loan for use by The Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1988-1992.
2006
Extended loan for use by Susan C. Schwab, U.S. Trade Representative, Washington, D.C., 2006-2008.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 116, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 249, repro.
1985
Rubin, Cynthia Elyce. Southern Folk Art. Birmingham, Alabama, 1985: 64, 69, 78.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 368, 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: 384-386, color repro. 385.