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Inscription

lower right in black ink: B Franklin fecit ce / 25 September 1782

Provenance

Mrs. Horace H. F. Jayne (Henrietta M. E. Bache), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mr. L. F. S. Stark, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1952; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1952; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1954
George Washington's World, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, 1954
Bibliography
1983
Simmons, Linda Crocker and with the assistance of Adrianne J. Humphrey, et al. American Drawings, Watercolors, Pastels, and Collages in the Collection of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1983: p. 2, no. 9.