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Provenance

Recorded as from Maryland. (American Primitive Paintings, New York), by whom sold in 1947 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1966.

Exhibition History
1954
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part I, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1954, no. 69.
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. 56. First venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.
1967
Fifty Masterpieces of American Primitive Painting from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, 1967, no cat.
1974
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, East Berlin, East Germany, 1974-1977.
1977
Extended loan for use by The Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1977-1981.
1981
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Maxwell M. Rabb, U.S. Embassy residence, Rome, Italy, 1981-1988.
Bibliography
1954
Drepperd, Carl. "Still Life and Pretty Pieces." Art in America 42 (May 1954): 129.
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 134, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 276, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 402, 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: 483-485, color repro. 484.