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Provenance

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
1957
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1957, no. 42.
1961
101 Masterpieces of American Primitive Painting from the Collection of E.W. an B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by the Amer. Federation of Arts, New York, 1961-1964, no. 50, color repro., as Mrs. John Harrison and Her Daughter Maria by Nathaniel Mayhew.
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. 40, repro. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
1985
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Exh. cat. Traveling exh. by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 44, color repro. First venue: Museum of American Folk Art, New York.
1988
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. 44, repro.
Bibliography
1984
Hill, Joyce. "Cross Currents: Faces, Figureheads and Scrimshaw Fancies." The Clarion (Spring/Summer 1984): 29-30.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 234, 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: 255, 258, color repro. 256.