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Recorded as from Connecticut. Descended in the Gage family. Owned by Julius Fisher Gage of Roxbury, Massachusetts, in 1901.[1] (Henry Coger, Ashley Falls, Massachusetts), by whom sold in 1972 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; by bequest to NGA, 1980.

Exhibition History
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, traveling exh. by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 19, color repro. First venue: Museum of American Folk Art, New York.
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. 19, repro.
Antiques 139 (January 1991): 78.
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 403, 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: 487-489, color repro. 488.