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Provenance

Recorded as from Pennsylvania. Purchased in 1950 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1953.

Exhibition History
1954
American Primitive Painting, traveling exhibition organized by the Smithsonian Inst. for the U.S. Information Service, Washington, 1954-1955, (not included in cat). First venue: Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland.
1958
American Folk Art. Part of American Art. Four Exhibitions, Brussels Universal and International Exhibition, Belgium, 1958, no. 93, 49, as by Unknown.
1962
Exhibition of Early American Art, Academy of the Arts, Talbot County Historical Society, Easton, Maryland, 1962, no. 27.
1967
National Gallery Loan Exhibition, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1967, no. 13.
1971
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Vienna, Austria, 1971-1978.
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
1980
Extended loan for use by the Ambassador, U.S. Embassy residence, Lisbon, Portugal, 1980-1982.
1985
Extended loan for use by Ambassador Walter Cutler, U.S. Embassy residence, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1985-1987.
1989
Extended loan for use by Vice President and Mrs. Dan Quayle, Vice President's House, Washington, D.C., 1989-1993.
1993
Extended loan for use by Ambassador James Blanchard, U.S. Embassy residence, Ottawa, Canada, 1993-1996.
2005
Extended loan for use by Secretary Mike Nicholson, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C., 2005-2007.
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 70, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 178, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 207, 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: 215-218, repro. 216.