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Provenance

Recorded as from Massachusetts. (Sara H. Andrews, Ashaway, Rhode Island), by whom sold in 1959 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1966.

Exhibition History
1961
101 Masterpieces of American Primitive Painting from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by the Amer. Federation of Arts, New York, 1961-1964, no. 82, color repro. First venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.
1971
Twenty-five Folk Artists: Their Lives and Work, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1971, no cat.
1985
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Exh. cat. Traveling exh. by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 32, 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. 32, repro.
Bibliography
1963
Heydenryk, Henry. The Art and History of Frames (New York 1963): 102, fig. 94.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 92, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 214, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 192, 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: 171, color repro. 172.