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Provenance

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

Exhibition History
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1957, no. 86.
1961
Extended loan for use by the Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1961-1967.
1968
American Naive Paintings of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by Amer. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., 1968-1970, no. 103. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
1970
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, organized by the Amer. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., and Mainichi News., Nihobashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, 1970, no cat.
1973
Extended loan for use by The Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1973-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Ambassador James Blanchard, U.S. Embassy residence, Ottawa, Canada, 1993-1996.
2001
Extended loan for use by Secretary Ann Veneman, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., 2001-2005.
2006
Extended loan for use by Susan C. Schwab, U.S. Trade Representative, Washington, D.C., 2006-2008.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 138, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 279, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 408, 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: 521-522, repro. 521.