The back of the head has been broken away, as if sliced from a thick, flat background. The nose is mostly missing, and the surfaces have been rubbed or weathered to a considerable degree.
1918, gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thompson, Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 12, 1918); June 26, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Christie's, New York.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson