Lower left: 18 RBB 79 (letters joined)
1882, acquired from the artist's family by Clara Jessup (Mrs. Bloomfield H.) Moore (b. 1824 - d. 1899), London, for the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: October 25, 1882) NOTES:  The painting was exhibited by the artist at the Royal Academy in 1880 (no. 209). Mrs. Moore was a friend of the artist's father, the poet Robert Barrett Browning, and acquired the painting through him for the MFA.
Gift of Mrs. Bloomfield H. Moore