across bottom: the prodigal Son Reclaimed father I have Sinned against heaven And in thy Sight / And am no more worthy to be called thy Son luke--15--21.-
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- Mary Ann Willson: Artist Maid, American Folk Art Museum, New York, 1998, unnumbered catalogue.
- 101 Primitive Watercolors and Pastels, from the Collection of Edgar William Garbisch and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1966: 39.
- Hollander, Stacy. "Mary Ann Willson, Artist Maid." Folk Art: Magazine of the Museum of American Folk Art vol. 23, no. 2 (1998): repro. 22.