Lower left: G. Courbet
M. Lemercier, Le Havre, France; sold by the daughters of Lemercier [see note 1]. Galerie Robert Schmit, Paris [see note 2]. Makowski, Paris. Galerie Fabiani, Paris. 1954, Oppenheimer, Paris; 1954, sold by Oppenheimer to the Matthiesen Gallery, London; 1957, sold by Matthiesen Gallery to the MFA for £8,500. (Accession Date November 14, 1957) NOTES:  According to information provided by the Matthiesen Gallery at the time of its purchase.  Information about Schmit, Makowski, and Fabiani is taken from Robert Fernier, La vie et l'oeuvre de Gustave Courbet: Catalogue Raisonné (Paris, 1977), vol. 1, cat. no. 17.
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Parkman Oliver