Inscribed in watercolor in the lunette, "MD CCC / LXXXXIX"; below this, in watercolor, on central panel, "CES FRAGMENTS / D'OUVRAGES COURANT / FEVRIER-MARS / SONT PLACES ICI / POUR MONTRER / LA METHODE DITE / AMERICAINE / INVENTEE PAR / JOHN LA FARGE N YK "; at left center, "made for Paris Exhibition".
This drawing was made as a study for a plaque to illustrate the techniques of stained glass for the 1889 Paris Exposition.
Heinigke, Otto Weir, Sr., former owner.
Heinigke, Otto Weir, Jr., former owner.
Leuchs, Frederick, former owner.
McNally, Sean, former owner.
Warner, Steve J., former owner.