Lower right: T. Birch 1833
The artist; to Ann F. Wheeler, North Wales, Pa.; descended in family; with A .F. Mondschein, New York, 1944 (purchased from a member of the Wheeler family, Phila.); with Newhouse Galleries, New York, 1944; to Maxim karolik, Newport, R. I.; to MFA, 1947, gift of Martha C. (Mrs. Maxim) Karolik.
Gift of Martha C. Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865