Inscribed at lower center margin in pen and brown ink, "De Troy - for the Republick of Genoa 1718".
Watermark: IHS and cross in an circle, centered between two chain lines, cross rising from crossbar of "H"(Christogram).
Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Fourteenth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1965 & 1966. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1967, p. 122-123.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 173.
Corrections in the hand of the artist on added pieces of paper in right half of drawing.
MacGowan, John, -1803, former owner.
Ingram, Bruce, Sir, former owner.