Inscribed at upper right in brown ink, "247"; at lower left, obliterated initials. On verso, at lower right, in brown ink, "Bloemaert".
Adams, Frederick B., Jr., comp. Twelfth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1962. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1963, p. 73-74.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 133.
Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 18, no. 31 repr.
Watermark: fleur-de-lis within a shield, surmounted by a crown (cf. Heawood 1721a).
This quick sketch is a first draft that was followed by the more developed study in the Fodor Collection in the Amsterdams Historisch Museum.