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Provenance

Recorded as from Connecticut. (Thomas D. Williams, Litchfield, Connecticut), by whom sold in 1951 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1967.

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. 68, color repro., as by Unknown. First venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.
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. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., 1968-1970, no. 64. 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.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 100, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 222, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 336, 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: 355, 358, repro. 356.