Signed and dated at upper right, in black chalk, "CPB(in ligature)erghem f. / 1654". Inscribed on the verso, at lower left corner, in black ink, "No. ["o" in superscript] 102". On the old mount, underneath the drawing, at lower right, in graphite, "8791 / h/-/-".
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,137
Landscape Drawings & Water-colors, Bruegel to Cézanne. New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1953, no. 73.
Stampfle, Felice. Rubens and Rembrandt in Their Century : Flemish and Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century from The Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1979, no. 99,repr.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 16.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.