In graphite, l.l.: John S Sargent. At left, a line ruled 3.5 cm from left edge and the word "cut" written in graphite two times (appears to be the artist's hand). On verso, in graphite (appears to be the artist's hand) "To be cut / as marked / [arrow] / other side"
Purchased from the artist through M. Knoedler, New York, April 4, 1912
The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund