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Provenance

Recorded as from New York. (Harry Stone Gallery, New York, 1942). (Albert Duveen, New York), by whom sold in 1948 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; by bequest to NGA, 1980.

Exhibition History
1954
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part I, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1954, no. 71.
1968
American Naive Paintings of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exhibition by Amer. Fed. of Arts, New York, 1968-1970, no. 75. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
1982
Extended Loan to the White House for use by President George W. Bush, 2001-2003.
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 Carla Hills, U.S. Trade Representative, Washington, D.C., 1989-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Michael Kantor, U.S. Trade Representative, Washington, D.C., 1993-
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.
2008
Thomas Chambers, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia; The Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls; American Folk Art Museum, New York; Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, 2008-2010, unnumbered catalogue, fig. 2-8.
Bibliography
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 137, 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: 49, repro. 48.