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Provenance

Recorded as from Massachusetts. (William Richmond, William's Antique Shop, Old Greenwich, Connecticut); sold 1954 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift 1965 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, 1957, no. 48, as Dennison Hall, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.
1968
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by Amer. Federation of Arts, New York, 1968-1970. no. 39. 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.
1972
Sesquicentennial Exhibition, Cummer Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, Florida, 1972, no. 1.
1973
American Primitive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Holland Union, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1973, exhibition guide (copy not located).
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
1985
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, traveling exh. by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 8, color repro. 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. 8, repro.

Bibliography

1962
Cooke, Hereward Lester, Jr. "Early America through the Eyes of Her Native Artists." National Geographic 122 (September 1962): 357.
1970
_American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 10, repro.
1975
Little, Nina Fletcher. Country Arts in Early American Homes. New York, 1975: 37-38.
1980
_American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 19, repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 543, no. 816, color repro.
1992
_American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 20, 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: 2-3, color repro. 2.

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