Recto: in ink, upper center: Apple Blossom Time; in ink, lower center: "We're made so that we love/ Forst when we see them painted, things we have passed/ Perhaps a hundred timesnor cared to see."/ Browning, "Fra Filippo Lippi"
By 1949, C. Richard Whittmore, House of Whittemore, Westboro, MA; 1950, sold by Whittmore to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893–d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession date: November 4, 2009)
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875