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Provenance

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

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. 56.
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1957, no. 100.
1958
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Springfield Art Museum, Missouri, 1958, no cat.
1968
The American Primitive Paintings Exhibit, organized by the Triton Musuem of Art, Santa Clara, California, for de Saisset Art Gallery, University of Santa Clara, 1968.
1976
American Cat-alogue: The Cat in American Folk Art, Museum of American Folk Art, New York, 1976, no. 9 (cat. by Bruce Johnson).
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
1978
The Amimal Kingdom in American Art, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, 1978, no. 6.
1981
American Naive Paintings from the Naitonal Gallery of Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982, no. 44, color repro. (cat. by Ronald McKnight Melvin).
1985
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, traveling exh. by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 3, color repro. on cover. First venue: Museum of American Folk Art, New York.
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. 3, repro.
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: 269, repro.
1990
Garrett, Elizabeth Donaghy. At Home: The American Family 1750-1870. New York, 1990: 209, color repro.
1990
Journal of the American Medical Association 264, no. 21 (December 1990): color cover.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 394, 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: 445-447, color repro. 446.