in plate, within image, upper right: 9; below image: Eiecitqz Adam et collocauit ante/Paradysum vuluptatis Cherubim.
on rock, lower center: VNI.W.A[?]
verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6778
Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897
Harvey D. Parker Collection