Lower right, on rock: Painted by Mrs. Robert Carter, and presented to her/husband, as an expression of her love and duty to him./Troy. February 17/1833.
The artist; private collection, Philadelphia; with Newhouse Galleries, New York; with A.F. Mondschein, New York, 1945; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1945; 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