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lower left in brown watercolor: John S. Sargent; lower right in graphite: 52.11; verso center in blue pencil: MK 905; verso center in graphite: No 1/SS-6S (with two horizontal lines through)/No 4 15 Cen de Marge (with one horizontal line through)


Estate of Henry Schlesinger; sold by Mrs. A. H. Berly at Christie's, March 3, 1913, lot 34 (as A Canal Scene, Venice); purchased by Colnaghi and Knoedler (Obach), New York, NY, 1913; purchased (as A Canal Scene with a Gondala, Venice) by Robinson and Farr, Philadelphia, PA, 1913; Macbeth Galleries, New York, NY; purchased by Mabel Stevens Smithers, Greenwich, CT, 1925; bequest to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1952; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art