Inscribed at upper left edge (turned sideways), in brown ink, "n 016"; and illegible inscription at lower left, in black ink, "both(?)".
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 41.
Leonaert Bramer, 1596-1674: A Painter of the Night, edited by Frima Fox Hofrichter, Milwaukee, 1992, cat. 50, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 324.
The studies in black chalk on the verso are by another, later hand.