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Inscription

upper left: NON SV; across top: RE XIT; upper right: MAIOR (There has not arisen one greater); handwritten on round label on reverse: B.F.A.C. / J.P. Heseltine / 1912.; printed around circumference of a second round label on reverse: E.L.PAGET.COLLECTION; handwritten in center of Paget label: N.

Provenance

John Postle Heseltine [1843-1929], London.[1] E.L. Paget; (his estate sale, Sotheby's, London, 12 October 1949, "N").[2] Purchased c. 1960/1985 by Lisa and Leonard Baskin, Leeds, Massachusetts; gift 1998 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1912
Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1912.