This carving relates to a group of figures by an unknown artist depicting rural Vermont life. Other examples are in the collections of The Abbey Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum; the Peabody Essex Museum; the American Museum in Bath, England; and private collections.
Provenance: The Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, Rochester, New York
Illustrated: Lipman, American Folk Art, fig. 111; Christensen, Early American Wood Carving, fig. 38.