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Inscription

on pennant: 2; on sail: 2

Provenance

Recorded as from Massachusetts. (Kenneth E. Snow, Newburyport, Massachusetts), by whom sold in 1953 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1978.

Exhibition History
1985
Extended loan for use by Secretary George P. Shultz, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., 1985-1989.
1989
Extended loan for use by Secretary Robert Mosbacher, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C., 1989-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Secretary Ron Brown, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C., 1993-1997.
1995
Extended loan for use by Secretary William M. Daley, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C., 1995-1997.
2000
Extended loan for use by Secretary Norman Y. Mineta, U.S. Department of of Commerce, 2000-2001.
2001
Extended loan for use by Chief of Staff Andrew Card, White House, Washington, D.C., 2001-2006.
2006
Extended loan for use by Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten, White House, Washington, D.C., 2006-2008.
Bibliography
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 128, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 138, 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: 56-57, color repro. 57.
2008
Foster, Kathleen A. Thomas Chambers: American Marine and Landscape Painter, 1808-1869. Exh. cat. Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glen Falls; American Folk Art Museum, New York; Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington. Philadelphia, 2008: 28, 125 n. 27.