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Provenance

Recorded as from Connecticut. (Mary Allis, Southport, Connecticut), by whom sold in 1949 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1978.

Exhibition History
1981
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Maxwell M. Rabb, U.S. Embassy residence, Rome, Italy, 1981-1988.
1999
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Gerald S. McGowan, U.S. Embassy residence, Lisbon, Portugal, 1999-2001 (unnumbered brochure, repro.).
2006
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Al Hoffman, U.S. Embassy residence, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006-2009.
Bibliography
1935
Sawitzky, William. "Ralph Earl's Historical Painting, `A View of the Town of Concord.'" Antiques 28 (September 1935): 94, 98-100.
1968
Quimby, Ian M. G. "The Doolittle Engravings of the Battle of Lexington and Concord." Winterthur Portfolio 4 (1968): 83-105.
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: 431, 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: 622-624, color repro. 623.