Augustus Thorndike (b. 1797 - d. 1858), Boston; October 25, 1860, posthumous Thorndike sale, Leonard and Co., Boston, lot 95 [see note 1], sold for $281 to John Adams Blanchard (b. 1807 - d. 1872), Boston [see note 2]; 1912, gift of the heirs of John Adams Blanchard to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 6, 1912) NOTES:  Attributed to Carlo Maratti.  Information about the transaction is taken from notes in the curatorial file.
Gift of the heirs of John Adams Blanchard