l.r. in block: "SWAIN SC"; l.l. on sheet in graphite pencil: "F. Sandys"; verso in graphite pencil: "Bought from Mrs. Sandys / "If" Fred. Sandys / March 1884 Art Journal"
Mrs. Frederick Sandys (wife of the artist); from whom purchased by 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