In stone by artist on chimney "siempre el mismo"
In stone on the chimney "Rodolphe Bresdin 1858 / chingachouk"; initialled on pot to right of ladder "RB"; on small flask to right of picture on chimney "RB [reversed]"
Artist's studio stamp (Lugt 295b)
The artist's studio (Lugt 295b); by 1892, Samuel Putnam Avery (b. 1822 - d. 1904, see Lugt 41), New York; 1892, gift of S. P. Avery to the MFA. (Accession date: January 18, 1892)
Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery