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Provenance

Recorded as from Connecticut. Purchased in 1950 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1959.

Exhibition History
1954
American Primitive Painting, traveling exhibition organized by the Smithsonian Inst. for the U.S. Information Service, Washington, 1954-1955, no. 35. First venue: Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland.
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1957, no. 53.
1958
American Folk Art. Part of American Art. Four Exhibitions, Brussels Universal and International Exhibition, Belgium, 1958, no. 75, 44.
1964
Toys and Amusements, Museum of Early American Folk Arts, New York, 1964, no cat. known.
1967
National Gallery Loan Exhibition, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1967, no. 9.
1968
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Columbus Museum of Arts and Crafts, Georgia, 1968-1969, no. 5.
1972
American Primitive Painting, South Texas Artmobile, Corpus Christi, traveling exhibition by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1972-1973, no cat.
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
1986
Toys in the Life of the Early American Child, The Taft Museum, Cincinnati, 1986-1987, no cat.
Bibliography
1958
American Folk Art. Part of American Art. Four Exhibitions. Exh. cat. Brussels Universal and International Exhibition, Belgium, 1958: no. 75, 44.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 126, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 265, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 388, 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: 414-416, repro. 415.