Reverse, before relining: William Cullen Bryant/Painted by James Frothingham/1833.
The artist; Mrs. E.P. Simpson, Philadelphia (?); with Baruch Feldman, Philadelphia; with Hirschl and Adler Galleries, New York; to Maxim Karolik, Newport, R.I., 1947; to MFA, 1962, gift of Maxim Karolik.
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Paintings, 1815–1865