1862, the widow Mrs. van Griensven-Berntz (d. by 1862); April 25, 1862, Griensven-Berntz sale, Nijhoff, The Hague, lot 19. Étienne Le Roy (b. 1808 - d. 1878), Brussels [see note 1]. 1880, Paul Pavlovich Demidoff, 2nd Prince of San Donato (b. 1839 - d. 1885), Florence; March 15 - April 10, 1880, Demidoff sale, San Donato Palace, lot 1060, to Stanton Blake (b. 1837 - d. 1889), Boston; 1889, purchased under the will of Stanton Blake by the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1889) NOTES:  While it is not known precisely when he owned the painting, his wax seal (now largely obliterated) remains on the reverse.
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution