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Inscription

on reverse (no longer visible, photograph in object file [1965.15.4] in NGA curatorial records): I. Sheffield, Pinxt. / April 1833

Provenance

Recorded as from Connecticut. (Sara H. Andrews, Ashaway, Rhode Island), by whom sold in 1955 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1965.

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. 54.
1958
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Springfield Art Museum, Missouri, 1958, no cat.
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 98, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 221, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 335, 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: 344-345, color repro. 342.