upper left: Susanna Truax / Gebooren den 8 [--]: 1726, / Geschilderd, Maart, 1730 [translated as: "Susanna Truax / born 8 November: 1726, / Painted, March 1730"]
Descended in the family of Andries Truax, [the sitter] Susanna Truax's brother, to Katherine Landon Fuguet until 1946. John P. Kinsey, by whom sold in 1949 (Charles F. Montgomery as agent) to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; by bequest to NGA, 1980.
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- American Primitive Paintings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1955 (replaced another painting and shown about one week).
- American Folk Art. Part of American Art. Four Exhibitions, Brussels Universal and International Exhibition, Belgium, 1958, no. 47, 35, as by Unknown.
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- Merchants and Planters of the Upper Hudson Valley 1700-1750, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Center, Williamsburg; Albany Institute of History and Art; Museum of American Folk Art and New-York Historical Soc., New York, 1967, unnumbered brochure.
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- "A fresh and large assortment": American Silver from a Private Collection, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, 2000, no cat.
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- Blackburn, Roderic H., and Ruth Piwonka. Rememberance of Patria: Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America 1609-1776. Exh. cat. Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, 1988: no. 237, color repro. 225.
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