Inscribed at lower right, in graphite, "Study for Lady Hamilton".
Master Drawings, exhibition catalogue by Agnes Mongan, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, 1935, no. 80, repr. (as Lady Hamilton).
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 213.