lower left in plate: H. Farrer 1880; lower center support in graphite by unknown hand: "Sunset - Gowanus Bay." / Henry Farrer
Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston, Massachusetts; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1881; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art
- Koehler, S.R., ed. The American Art Review 2, no. 5 (March 1881): p. 184.