Monogrammed on the flag of the smack (second vessel from the left margin), in brush and black ink, "LB". Inscribed on the verso, in graphite, at lower left, "2660-n", and in another hand, "N 742"; and at lower center, "uit het Cabinet van Bruinenburg(?)".
Watermark: Foolscap with seven points, over 4 and three balls (similar to Heawood, no. 2003: 1671-2), Cap with two balls, hair under cap.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 221, repr.
Mayor, William, 1826-1892, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.