Lower left: The / Independent Beggar. / a Sketch. Lower center: Patrick McGregor.
Lower right: J Gear. / May 25th 1829
By 1948, Charles D. Childs, Boston; 1948, sold by Charles D. Childs to Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI; 1964, bequest of Karolik to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 14, 2006)
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800-1875