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Provenance

Recorded as from New York. (Albert Duveen, New York), by whom sold in 1948 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1966.

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. 82.
1958
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Springfield Art Museum, Missouri, 1958, no cat.
1961
101 Masterpieces of American Painting from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by the Amer. Federation of Arts, New York, 1961-1964, no. 79, color repro. First venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.
1967
Fifty Masterpieces of American Painting from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, 1967, no cat.
1968
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Century: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by Amer. Fed. of Arts, New York, 1968-1970, no. 80. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
1971
The Beckoning Land, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1971, 73, no. 19.
1972
American Primitive Painting, South Texas Artmobile, Corpus Christi, traveling exhibition by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1972-1973, no cat.
1974
Loan for display with permanent collection, Mobile Art Gallery, Alabama, 1974-1975.
1976
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Kuwait, 1976-1979.
1982
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Damascus, Syria, 1982-1984.
1986
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Malcolm Richard Wilkey, U.S. Embassy residence, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1986-1990.
1990
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Richard Brown, U.S. Embassy residence, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1990-1994.
1996
Extended loan for use by Secretary Richard Riley, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C., 1996.
2005
Extended loan for use by Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 2005-2007.
2007
Extended loan for use by Attorney General Michael Mukasey, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 2007-2008.
2008
Thomas Chambers, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia; The Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls; American Folk Art Museum, New York; Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, 2008-2010, unnumbered catalogue, fig. 3-13, as The Hudson Valley, Sunset.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 38, repro.
1980
Adams, Caroline P. et al. Great Explorations: Research into American Folk Art Conducted by Students in the Museum Seminar. Exh. cat. Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Mass., 1980: 37-38.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 127, repro.
1980
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1980: no. 21, color repro.
1988
Wilmerding, John. American Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art. Rev. ed. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1988: 94, no. 24, color repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 137, 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: 52-53, repro. 53.