lower center: M + S
watermark: bull's head; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 26213; undeciphered notations in faded ink; in graphite: 1 [circled[; £9180; FHOX; A81544.; 990; [?]; 1869.
Keppel & Co., NY; purchased by the MFA June 1, 1916
Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund