lower center in plate: RSA; lower left in graphite: 4th state 2 proofs 8 / Aug (?) 38 / chair put in / R. H. and added to. / Marks on stairs lightened / Touches on hair, on table, / on cnadlestick, on envelope / on woman's hands; by later hand? upper left verso in ink: 4
By descent to the artist's daughters, Rachel Austin and Clare Calder; gift to the NGA, 2012.
- Fine Art Society. Drawings and Prints by Robert Sargent Austin, with a Complete Catalog of His Prints. London, 2001, no.119