Signed at lower right, in pen and brown ink, "A Borssom f."
Inscribed on verso, at lower left, in pen and brown ink, "No. 1028" [n.b. not Goll van Franckenstein]; above that, in graphite, "Het dorp Soest"; at lower right, in graphite, "No. 25".
Watermark: Fleur-de-lis within a shield, surmounted by a crown, over 4 and letters "WR". (cf. Heawood 1780-90). Fleur-de-lis is distorted and crown is tilted to left.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 239.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 38.
Theodoor, Frederik Carel, Baron van Isendoorn à Blois, 1784-1865, former owner.
Mensing, Ant. W. M., 1866-1936, former owner.
Hirschmann, Otto, former owner.
Wertheimer, Otto, 1896-1973, former owner.
Boerner, C. G., former owner.
Levy, Emile, former owner.
Engelhard, Charles W., Mrs., donor.