Inscribed by the artist at lower edge, in pen and black ink, "Loss of a Lap Dog".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 296.
Watermark: none visible through lining.
Sturges, Henry C. (Henry Cady), 1846-1922, former owner.
Parker, Dudley F., Mrs., former owner.