Inscribed by the artist variously on verso: at top in pen and brown ink, "No 7"; in pen and brown ink over graphite, "B Rydal Cragg or[?]"; in graphite, "Loffrigg".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 183.
Adrian Bury, Francis Towne, London, 1962, 149.
This drawing comes from a partially disbound sketchbook once owned by Judith Ann Merivale (1860-1945) of Oxford, who was the daughter of Towne's residuary legatee, J. H. Merivale.
Merivale, John Herman, 1779-1844, former owner.
Merivale, Judith Ann, 1860-1945, former owner.
Milling, H. B., d. 1954, former owner.
Spooner, William, Mrs., former owner.
Somerville, Stephen, former owner.
Astor, William Waldorf, 1951- donor.