lower center: M + S
watermark: woman's head in profile, with star above [most like Lehrs, vol. V, p. 409, fig. 70]; verso, collector's stamp in black, in oval: O.A.O. [Count Alexandre Borisovitch Lobanoff-Rostovky; Lugt 2005]; in ink: [?]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 26006; in graphite: B.18.
Count Alexandre Borisovitch Lobanoff-Rostovsky (died about 1880, St. Petersburg); his sale, Berlin, Amsler & Ruthardt, April 26, 1881 and following days; Kennedy & Co. (New York); General Brayton Ives (1840-1914); his sale, New York, April 12-14, 1915, lot 809; F. Keppel & Co. (New York); from whom purchased by the MFA May 1915
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund