Reverse: MARY-A[N]N HARDY/Drawn, March 1821. in the 12th year/of her AE./-[ ]-/J.P. HARDY del./1.
The artist; descended in family to Miss Charlotte W. Hardy, Brewer, Me. (great-niece of the artist); with Victor Spark, New York, 1943; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1943; to MFA, 1947, gift of Maxim Karolik.
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865