Lower right: John J Hammer
The artist; American Art Galleries, New York, John J. Hammer Sale, March 26-7, 1908, no. 50 (as In the Atelier); with Newhouse Galleries and A.F. Mondschein, New York, 1944; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1945; to MFA, 1947, gift of Maxim Karolik.
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865