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Provenance

Recorded as from the Swazy family, New Hope, New Jersey. (Mrs. Frank Bien, Morristown, New Jersey), by whom sold in 1954 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1971.

Exhibition History
1957
Extended loan for use by The White House, Washington, D.C., 1957.
1972
American Primitive Painting, South Texas Artmobile, Corpus Christi, traveling exhibition by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1972-1973, no cat.
1974
Extended loan for use by The Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1974-1982.
1984
Extended loan for use by Secretary John Block, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., 1984-1986.
1986
Extended loan for use by Secretary Richard Lyng, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., 1986-1989.
1989
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Walter Curley, U.S. Embassy residence, Paris, France, 1989-1993.
1997
Loan for display with permanent collection, South Texas Institute for the Arts, Corpus Christi, 1997.
1999
Extended loan for use by Secretary Madeleine Albright, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1999-2001.
2001
Extended loan for use by Secretary Roderick R. Paige, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C., 2001-2004.
2004
Extended loan for use by Secretary Alphonso Jackson, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C., 2004-2008.
2008
Extended loan for use by Secretary Steve Preston, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C., 2008.
2010
American Naive Paintings from the Garbisch Collection at the National Gallery of Art, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia, 2010, no cat.
Bibliography
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 301, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 432, 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: 628-629, color repro. 629.