lower left: PAINTED BY; lower right: WILLIAM STEARNS; both probably applied with a stamp
Recorded as from New England. (Isabel Carlton Wilde, Cambridge, Massachusetts). (Edith Gregor Halpert, American Folk Art Gallery, New York), by whom sold in 1946 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1953.
- American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Columbus Museum of Arts and Crafts, Georgia, 1968-1969, no. 14.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 341, 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: 370-373, color repro. 371.