Macbeth Gallery, New York.
J.J. Ryan, Oak Ridge Estate, Arrington, Virginia, acquired from the above, 1952.
By descent to the present owner from the above, 1970.
Property from the Oak Ridge Collection of J.J. Ryan
“The Sexton,” Art News, December 1950.
R. Meryman, Andrew Wyeth, New York, 1968, pp. 115, 173, illustrated.
C. Twardy, “Andrew Wyeth: A Manipulator with Style,” Orlando Sentinel, February 2, 1992.
A. Wyeth, T. Hoving, Andrew Wyeth: Autobiography, exhibition catalogue, Boston, Massachusetts, 1995, p. 30, illustrated.
W. Griffin, “Wyeth fans flock to auction—Christina Olson furniture fetches total of $7,755,” Bangor Daily News, November 1, 1999.
D. Cateforis, ed., Rethinking Andrew Wyeth, Berkeley, California, 2014, illustrated.
New York, Macbeth Gallery, Andrew Wyeth, November 21-December 9, 1950, no. 4.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, One Hundred and Forty-Sixth Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, January 21-February 25, 1951.
Washington, D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Twenty-Second Corcoran Biennial of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, April 1-May 16, 1951.
Manchester, New Hampshire, Currier Gallery of Art; Rockland, Maine, William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, Paintings and Drawings by Andrew Wyeth, July 7-September 8, 1951, illustrated.
Jacksonville, Florida, Jacksonville Art Museum, Andrew Wyeth: Southeastern Collections, January 19-April 19, 1992, illustrated.
Nagoya, Japan, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art; Tokyo, Japan, The Bunkamura Museum of Art; Fukushima, Japan, Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art; Kansas City, Missouri, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Andrew Wyeth Retrospective, February 3-November 26, 1995, no. 17, pp. 42, 236, 267, illustrated.