Inscribed on the verso, in graphite, at center right edge, "5 [in superscript] 82 ["82" in subscript]; at center, "Breemberg"; below this, "B 180"; and at lower right corner, "Wellesley Coll / 569-0417".
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 284.
Watermark: none visible through lining.
The drawing and III-214c, as well as III-214b, were once together in the Wellesley collection, along with another drawing whose whereabouts are unknown, all attributed to Breenbergh and all once owned by Charles Fairfax Murray.
Breenbergh, Bartholomeus, 1599?-1657, Formerly attributed to.
Wellesley, Henry, 1791-1866, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.