Inscribed in upper right corner, in brown ink, "R.90"; on verso, at lower right in graphite, "Spranger".
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. 21, no. 37 (repr.).
Watermark: fragment of the arms of Amsterdam (cf. Heawood 344; Churchill 10-11). The original drawing after which the present copy was made is in a Belgian private collection.
Godin-Deheselle, former owner.
Glaser, Curt, 1879-1943, former owner.
Ash, Ernest, Mrs., former owner.