on judges stand: 2-6; on newspaper of fifth man at lower left:BOSTON HERALD
Recorded as from Rhode Island. Mrs. Lunsford P. Yandell, Greenwich, Connecticut, who gave it in the late 1920s or early 1930s to her daughter, Mrs. John W. Hanes [Hope Yandell Hanes], New York. Sold by Mrs. Hanes in 1964 to (Wildenstein and Company, New York), by whom sold in 1964 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; by bequest to NGA, 1980.
- 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. 84. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 401, 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: 476-478, color repro. 477.