Annotated above left: (3 min. of 12 oclock exactly - / (something illegible) Annotated above right: good. The boy's expression / is perfect. So keep / it in the finished / drawing.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 13, 1958
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875