Inscribed lower right in brown ink: G. Bingham 1836. On verso, annotated in ink at bottom: A Missouri Farmer. Very valuable. / Study by G. G. B ingham 1836. / From collection of J. C. Maguire 1888. W.D.C. DEc. 10 + 11 No. 105.
Old Print Shop, NY, NY; 1949 to Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 7, 1956
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875