Signed and dated at lower right, "MAC Challes a rome 1747".
Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Fourth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1953, p. 64.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 138.
Denison, Cara D. French Drawings, 1550-1825. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, no. 61.
Denison, Cara, Myra Nan Rosenfeld, and Stephanie Wiles. Exploring Rome : Piranesi and His Contemporaries. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library; Montréal : Centre Canadien d'Architecture, 1993, no. 85, repr.
Watermark: fleur-de-lis in a circle, with letter "V" above. Watermark, beta radiograph. fleur-de-lis, circle, "V". 109636wm_1952_31_WM_beta.jpg
Wind, Edgar, former owner.
Crane, Josephine Boardman, 1873-1972, former owner.