Lower right: R.A. Blakelock, 1870; over previous signature: R.A. Blakelock
The artist; to Col. William P. Roome (purchased from the artist); with American Art Association, New York, "Roome Collection," March 31- April 1, 1926, no. 12 (bought in [repr. as On the Beach]); with Anderson Galleries, New York, "H. A. Hammond Smith, E.H. can Ingen and other properties sale," Jan. 24, 1928, no. 71; with Mrs. J.G. Roome; to Mrs. Pierce Trowbridge Witter, New York; with Parke-Bernet, New York, "Parmly Sale," April 6, 1946, no. 57; to Julius H. Weitzner; with John Nicholson Galleries, 1946; to Sydney A. Levyne, Baltimore, 1947; with Vose Galleries, Boston; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I.; to MFA, 1962, gift of Maxim Karolik.
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865