lower center in graphite by unknown hand: Lawton!; lower right in graphite: R; upper right verso in graphite by unknown hand: 27 [circled]; left center verso in graphite by unknown hand: by / Wm T Ranney A.N.A. / 1813-1859
Claude J. Ranney (grandson of the artist), Malvern, PA; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1960; 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. 30, no. 216.