Doll and Richards, Boston. Possibly by 1867, Thomas Gold Appleton (b. 1812 - d. 1884), Boston [see note 1]; to his half-brother, Nathan Appleton (b. 1843 - d. 1906), Boston; 1899, sold by Nathan Appleton to the MFA for $300. (Accession Date: May 8, 1899) NOTES:  This may be the "sketch" by Couture that Appleton lent to an exhibition at the Allston Club, Boston, in 1867 (cat. no. 3).
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund