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Recorded as from South Carolina. (W. Holsclaw, Charleston, South Carolina, 1954).[1] (Eunice Chambers, Hartsville, South Carolina, 1955), by whom sold in 1955 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; by bequest to NGA, 1980.

Exhibition History
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1957, no. 43.
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Exh. cat. Traveling exh. by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 43, color repro. First venue: Museum of American Folk Art, New York.
La Nascita di Una Nazione: Pittori americani dalla National Gallery of Art di Washington 1730-1880, Palazzo Pepoli Campogrande, Bologna; Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna di Ca'Pesaro, Venice, 1988-1989, no. 43, repro.
Hill, Joyce. "Cross Currents: Faces, Figureheads and Scrimshaw Fancies." The Clarion (Spring/Summer 1984): 29-30.
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 234, repro.
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: 255, color repro. 257.