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Inscription

lower center: A.M. RANDALL / 1777

Provenance

Recorded as from Pennsylvania. (Robert Carlen, Philadelphia), by whom sold in 1950 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. 19.
1985
American Naive Paintings from the Naitonal Gallery of Art, traveling exh. by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 54, 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. 54, repro.
1992
The American Wildlife Image and Charles Frace, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1992-1993, no cat.
2001
Extended loan for use by Secretary Roderick R. Paige, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C., 2002-2005.
2005
Extended loan for use by Secretary Margaret Spellings, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C., 2005-2008.
Bibliography
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 269, 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: 317-318, color repro. 318,