l.r. in block: "Swain SC"; l.l. on sheet in graphite pencil: "F. Sandys"; verso in graphite pencil: "Fred. Sandys / Danae in the Brazrn Chamber / for "Once a Week" 1860 (unpublished) / Bad print--see the good proof / first pub. in "The Hobby Horse" XII p. 147, 1888"
Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund