lower center: M + S
watermark: woman's head facing left; verso, Berlin Kupferstichkabinett stamp in black [Lugt 1609, but without the lettering in the margin]; rectangular Berlin Kupferstichkabinett duplicate stamp in brown [Lugt 234] with notation in ink: A.86; in graphite: C.686.pfua.es.
H. Destailleur (Paris, 1822-1893) [cf. L.740]; possibly his sale 1879 through Thibaudeau, London, to Berlin Kupferstichkabinett [L.1609, L.234]; sold as duplicate 1886, 610 Marks; Count Gregor Sergeievitch Stroganoff (Rome, 1829-1910) [cf. L.550]; his sale Berlin 1914 (May 25-29, Amstel & Ruthardt), 1500 Marks; sale Bern 1921 (Gutekunst & Klipstein, Kat.5), 4000 fr.; purchased by MFA, Jan. 1, 1932 for $719.17 (probably brought to the museum by print curator FitzRoy Carrington in 1929, but not accessioned until 1932. Funds initially provided by E. J. Holmes.)
Frederick Brown Fund