Lower left: Sisley
Durand-Ruel, Paris and New York [see note 1]. By about 1915, William Simes (b. about 1844 - d. 1927), Boston [see note 2]; by descent to his daughter, Olive Simes (b. 1882 - d. 1971), Boston; 1945, gift of Miss Olive Simes to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 6, 1945) NOTES:  See François Daulte, "Alfred Sisley: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint" (Lausanne, 1959), cat. no. 216.  In a letter from Olive Simes to the MFA (September 12, 1945; in MFA curatorial file), she writes of the painting that "my father, William Simes, bought it at least thirty years ago, but I do not remember where."
Gift of Miss Olive Simes