Stamped in red ink at lower right, "Degas"; inscribed with extraneous numbers in pencil visible through the essence at middle right side, (possibly "2 x 2-").
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 332.
Denison, Cara D. French Master Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1993, no. 119, repr. in color.
Watermark: none visible through lining.
Study for the woman in Degas' painting "Interior (The Rape)" of ca. 1868-69 in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Henry P. McIlhenny Collection.
Thacher, John S., former owner.