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Provenance

Recorded as from New York. (Henry W. Cowan, Troy, New York), by whom sold in 1953 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 1, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1954, no. 108.
1955
American Primitive Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955.
1955
Sport in Art, traveling exhibition circulated by the American Federation of Arts, 1955-1956, no. 47.
1958
American Folk Art. Part of American Art. Four Exhibitions, Brussels Universal and International Exhibition, Belgium, 1958, no. 97, 49.
1961
101 Masterpieces of American Primitive Painting from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by the Amer. Federation of Arts, New York, 1961-1964, no. 91, color repro. First venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.
1967
Fifty Masterpieces of American Painting from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, 1967, no cat.
1968
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: 111 Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by Amer. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., 1968-1970, no. 97, repro. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
1970
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, organized by the Amer. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., and Mainichi News., Nihobashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, 1970, no cat.
1970
The New World: 1620-1970, The Chrysler Art Museum, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1970, no. 20.
1971
What is American in American Art, M. Knoedler and Co. [benefit exhibition for the Museum of American Folk Art], New York, 1971, no. 60, repro.
1981
Champions of American Sport, National Portrait Gallery, Washington; Chicago Historical Society; American Museum of Natural History, New York, 1981-1982, not included in cat.
2010
American Naive Paintings from the Garbisch Collection at the National Gallery of Art, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia, 2010, no cat.
Bibliography
1966
Black, Mary, and Jean Lipman. American Folk Painting. New York, 1966: 103.
1971
Bihalji-Merin, Oto. Naive Art: A History and Worldwide Survey. New York, 1971: color pl. 39.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 197, 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: 175-177, color repro. 176.