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Inscription

on reverse, surrounded by an elaborate painted cartouche (no longer visible, photograph in object file [1955.11.11] in NGA curatorial records): (18) Miss Eliza, Wells AE 21 (40) / A.R. Stanley, Onedia; on back of frame, in pencil: painted by / Hill? [sic] Oneida N Y

Provenance

Recorded as from Albany, New York. Purchased in 1950 by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; gift to NGA, 1955.

Exhibition History
1954
American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part I, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1954, no. 90.
1962
Exhibition of Early American Art, Academy of the Arts, Talbot County Historical Society, Easton, Maryland, 1962, no. 34.
1972
Untitled exhibition, Alexandria Mental Health Association Benefit, Mulrooney Hall, Alexandria, Virginia, 1972, no cat.
1973
American Primitive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Holland Union, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1973, exhibition guide (copy not located).
Bibliography
1970
American Paintings and Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1970: 100, repro.
1980
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1980: 224, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 340, 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: 366-368, color repro. 367.