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Information on this painting can be found in the Gallery publication American Naive Paintings, pages 386-388, which is available as a free PDF

on reverse (no longer visible, recorded in donor records but no known photograph): Painted by Wagguno, 1858


Recorded as from Lambertville, New Jersey. (Edgar H. Sittig, Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pennsylvania), by whom sold in 1950 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; by bequest to NGA, 1980.

Exhibition History
American Primitive Painting from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part I, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1954, no. 10.
American Naive Painting 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. 89, repro. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
The New World: 1620-1970, Chrysler Art Museum, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1970, no. 18.
American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Exh. cat. Traveling exh. by the International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, 1985-1987, no. 59, color frontispiece. First venue: Museum of American Folk Art, N.Y.
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. 59, repro.
Neumeyer, Alfred. Geschichte der Amerikanischen Malerei. Munich, 1974: 145, fig. 148.
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 372, 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: 386-388, color repro. 387.
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