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Provenance

Recorded as from New York City. Purchased in 1954 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1959.

Exhibition History
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. 30.
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.
1975
The World of Franklin and Jefferson, traveling exhibition circulated by the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration, 6 venues (Paris, Warsaw, London, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles), 1975-1977, not included in cat.
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
1986
The American Animal: From the 1730's Through The 1930's, The Mansfield Art Center, Ohio, 1986, no. 1,
1988
A Little Bestiary: Naive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, 1988, no cat.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 128, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 267, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 392, 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: 433-435, repro. 434.