lower left in graphite: artist's monogram 1st proof
Joshua H. Hutchinson [c. 1829 - 1892], London, (Lugt 2921); (sold at Sotheby's, London, 3 March 1892, lot 293); bought by Frederick Keppel [1845-1912], New York, £1.15.0. (Knoedler & Co.); purchased August 8, 1930 by Lessing Julius Rosenwald [1891-1971], Philadelphia, (Lugt 1760b); gift to National Gallery of Art, 1943.
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