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Provenance

Recorded as from Providence, Rhode Island. (Mary and Sara Andrews, Ashaway, Rhode Island), by whom sold in 1957 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1971.

Exhibition History
1981
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Terra Museum of American Art, Evanston, Illinois, 1981-1982, no. 32 (cat. by Ronald McKnight Melvin).
1984
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Walter Cutler, U.S. Embassy residence, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1984-1987.
1988
A Little Bestiary: Naive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, 1988, no cat.
1999
Extended loan for use by Secretary Daniel R. Glickman, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., 1999-2001.
2001
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Robert Zoellick, Office of the United States Trade Representative, Washington, D.C., 2001-2003.
2006
Extended loan for use by Susan C. Schwab, U.S. Trade Representative, Washington, D.C., 2006-2008.
Bibliography
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 297, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 427, 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: 594-595, repro. 594.