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Provenance

Recorded as from New York City. Private collection, Connecticut. (Candler, Canaan, Connecticut);[1] sold 1946 to (Downtown Gallery, New York); sold 1948 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; bequest 1980 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1938
Title unknown, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1938, no cat. known. (listed in the Downtown Gallery Papers [AAA]).
1943
American Folk Art, Marshall Field and Company, Chicago, 1943, no cat. known. (listed in the Downtown Gallery papers [AAA]).
1954
American Primitive Painting from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part I, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1954, no. 64.
1968
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. 47, repro. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
1970
American Naive Painting of the 18th and 19th Centuries: Masterpieces from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, organized by the Amer. Fed. of Arts, N.Y., and Mainichi News., Nihobashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, 1970, no cat.
Bibliography
1976
Schorsch, Anita. Mournign Becomes America: Mourning Art in the New Nation. Exh. cat. William Penn Memorial Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1976: 112, color pl. 20, color repro. on cover of paperback edition.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 406, 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: 507-509, color repro. 508.