lower left corner in black ink: J Pennell; left edge in graphite by unknown hand: 11[not deciphered]4 - 6 July 23d / K - Reduce to this; lower left in black ink by unknown hand: W. W. Corcoran / From a Photo - / Taken in Paris - about 1840; lower center in graphite by unknown hand: Corcoran Art Gallery; lower right in graphite by unknown hand: Haste!!! - Plated wanted / July 25 without fail / 7/22; center verso in charcoal by unknown hand: not used [vertically]; lower center verso in graphite by unknown hand: 12 x 16; lower right verso in graphite by unknown hand: 24 - 815
Marks and Labels
center verso purple inkstamp: PROPERTY OF THE CENTURY CO., / 743 BROADWAY, NEW YORK / NOTORIZED ENGRAVERS / 1. Four fine proofs are required. / 2. No proofs of engravings made for / any publication of THE CENTURY CO. are to / be shown by engravers before publication, / without the consent of the company. / 3. No proofs are to be publicly exhibited / without permission and when exhibited, / credit must be given to the publication / for which they were engraved.
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art
- 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. 122, no. 817.