Identification on verso (handwritten): Ben W. Sears (1846-1905) in his Sonora, Calif. studio about 1890-95. Photo shows Sears, holding a brush and palette, seated in front of three unidentified landscape paintings. Item appears to be a copy print.
Donated 1975 by Kenneth M. Castro, whose connection to Sears is not known.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560