lower left: A Fari[s], 186[ ]
Descended in the family of the artist. Oglebay Institute-Mansion Museum, Wheeling, West Virginia, until 1959. (Joseph A. Stevens, Wheeling, West Virginia), by whom sold in 1959 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; by bequest to NGA (courtesy of Gwynn Garbisch McDevitt), 1980.
- 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. 88, color repro., as by A. Tapy. First venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.
- Fifty Masterpieces of American Primitive Painting from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, 1967, no cat.
- American Naive Paintings 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. 93, repro. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
- American Naive Paintings of the 18th and 19th Centuries: Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, by the Amer. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., and Mainichi News., Nihobashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, 1970, no cat.
- Fite, Gilbert, Norman Graebner, and Philip White. A History of the United States. New York, 1970: 416.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 176, 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: 107-108, color repro. 108.