Inscribed upper right in pen and ink: Property of Mr. Thorne N.Y; lower left: AK sketched fr. life at the U.S. Agricultrual Fair / at Phila. Oct. 1856; lower center: SOUTHDOWN RAM; lower right: Imported Engl.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA February 12, 1959
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875