No signature on recto or verso. On verso in pen and brown ink in Homer's hand: No 4 in an oval. In black chalk or graphite: Adams. On the reverse of the gold face mat: Plain Gold Mat Adams [?] % No 4.
Doll & Richards, Boston,1883; Dr. Robert W. Hooper, Boston, 1883; Marian Hooper Adams (Mrs Henry Adams), Washington, D.C., nd; Henry Adams, Washington, D.C., c. 1885; Brook Adams, Boston, his brother, by bequest,1918; Elizabeth Ogden Adams, Boston, his niece by gift, 1922; 1922 to Louisa Hooper Thoron (and husband, Ward Thoron); private collection; gift to MFA Dec. 31, 1998
Gift in memory of Ward and Louisa Hooper Thoron from their son