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Provenance

Recorded as from Maine. Purchased in 1948 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1958.

Exhibition History
1954
American Primitive Painting, traveling exhibition by the Smithsonian Inst. for the U.S. Information Service, Washington, 1954-1955, no. 71, as artist unkown. First venue: Kunstmuseum, Luncerne, Switzerland.
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washingotn, 1954, no. 92, as artist unknown.
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1954, no. 92, as artist unknown.
1958
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Springfield Art Museum, Missouri, 1958, no cat.
1962
Exhibition of Early American Art, Academy of the Arts, Talbot County Historical Society, Easton, Maryland, 1962, no. 36, as artist unkown.
1963
Maine and Its Artists 1710-1963, Colby College Art Museum, Waterville, Maine; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1963-1964, no. 8, as artist unkown.
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.
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
1997
Loan for display with permanent collection, South Texas Institute for the Arts, Corpus Christi, 1997.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 130, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 268, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 203, 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: 198-200, color repro. 199.