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Inscription

lower left in pen and black ink: hjharpignies- 1863; upper right in pen and brown ink: Rome X 1863

Provenance

(Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London); purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, VA; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
1997
Building a Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997-1998, no. 131.
From the Pre-Raphaelites to Picasso-II. Thos. Agnew & Sons, London, no date, no. 8.
Bibliography
1986
Mongan, Agnes. "Henri-Joseph Harpignies," in John Wilmerding, ed., In Honor of Paul Mellon, Collector and Benefactor. Washington, 1986: 233, fig. 4.