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Provenance

Recorded as from Stratford, Connecticut. Purchased in 1956 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1958.

Exhibition History
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, organzied 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.
1998
Art of the Departed: The Gravestones of Cape Cod, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Massachusetts, 1998, no cat.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 134, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 274, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 400, 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: 471-473, color repro. 472.