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Inscription

lower left: D.G. Stouter, / Artist

Provenance

Recorded as from Pennsylvania. (Edgar Sittig, Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pennsylvania), by whom sold in 1952 to Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch; by bequest to NGA, 1980.

Exhibition History
1961
101 Masterpieces of American PrimitivePainting from the Collection of E.W. and B.C. Garbisch, traveling exh. by the Amer. Federation of Arts, New York, 1961-1964, no. 62, color repro. First venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.
1967
Art and the Decorator, Wildenstein Gallery, New York, 1967, unnumbered cat.
1967
Fifty Masterpieces of American Primitive Painting from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, 1967, no cat.
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. 58, repro. First venue: Grand Palais, Paris.
1978
The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1978.
Bibliography
1970
Haverstock, Mary Sayre. "An American Bestiary." Art in America 58 (July 1970): color repro. 47.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 344, 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: 379-381, color repro. 380.