Lower left: TH. FRERE./ AV CAIRE.
May 2-3, 1872, possibly sold at "A Valuable Collection of Paintings" as no. 32, by Leonard and Co., Boston. [see note 1]. 1924, gift of Francis A. Forster to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 3, 1924) NOTES:  This painting possibly also appeared at the March 15-16, 1883 sale, "Foreign and American Paintings and Water-colors," as no. 113, from John. B. Osborn estate, Boston, where it was entitled "Street in Cairo."
Gift of Francis A. Foster