Signed and dated along the edge of the table at lower right: "F Brockmann 1849"
Also available as a digital reproduction
Bought by Folger from Rosenbach, December 1922, $577.50
Provenance: Presented by a Mr. J. A. H. Bell to the Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences (now the Brooklyn Museum) on 28 June 1898; deaccessioned for $22 sometime between 1900, when it appeared in a publication of the museum's holdings, and 1906, when it was absent from the next published catalogue (the museum's file card is marked unfit for Exhibition")
Title from Pressly
Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Catalogue of Paintings, 1900, no. 27, as "Portia and Narissa [sic]"
Exhibited: 'Eliz. View of Italy,' Mar.-Jun. 93
Washington, D.C., Folger Shakespeare Library, 1997. Shakespeare's Unruly Women (catalog p. 40)
Also known as
Extended title: Portia and Nerissa F Brockmann 1849