Signed and dated at upper right corner, in black chalk, "Berghem.f. / 1654". Inscribed on the verso, at upper left corner, in brown ink, "yxft.01.2[or 7](?)"; next to this, in graphite, "6"; at lower left, in the hand of Goll van Franckenstein, in brown ink, "N 116"; over this, in graphite, "116"; and below this, in graphite, "No ["o" in superscript] A11 (?)".
Watermark: Foolscap with five points, over "4" and three balls, fragment. No ball on 3rd and 4th collar points. (similar to Heawood, no. 1964). Same as watermark on I,137a
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 137, repr.
Goll van Franckenstein, J. (Johann), 1722-1785, former owner.
Goll van Franckenstein, Johan, 1756-1821, former owner.
Goll van Franckenstein, Pieter Hendrik, 1787-1832, former owner.
Nieuwenhuys, C. J., 1799-1883, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.