Signed by the artist with initials at lower left, "M.P."; inscribed in pencil at lower margin, "'Snowbound' - 'By yester-eve and the mummers were here!'"; inscribed in pencil on verso, "No. 225. / Maxfield Parrish / 'The Oaks' / Windsor: Vermont. - / June of 1899".
Preparatory design for Kenneth Grahame, "The Golden Age," London and New York, 1900, 120.