upper center verso in pen and brown ink: No. 7 / Vevey Sept. 20 1781 / Francis Towne; center verso in pen and brown ink: La tour de pil; lower left verso in pen and brown ink: All the tops of the Buildings darker than the Lake (repeated below by later hand in graphite); by later hand, center right verso in graphite: 87 BP; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 8 4554 / 7482
James White, Exeter (1816-1825); John Herman Merivale, Barton Place, Exeter (1825-1844); by descent, Merivale family, Barton Place, Exeter, (1844-c.1915); Sir William Arthington Worsley, 4th Baronet, Hovingham Hall, York (probably 1915-1981); (Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd., London); purchased by William B. O'Neal, Charlottesville, VA, 1981-1994; gift to NGA, 1995.
- Drawings from the O'Neal Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1993, no. 35.
- Drawings from the O'Neal Collection, Georgia Museum of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens, 4 May-16 June, 1996.
- Bury, Adrian. Frances Towne: Lone Star of Water-colour Painting. London: Charles Skilton Ltd, 1974, 142 (listed under works in private collections)
- NGA O'Neal 1993, ex 35.