Inscribed on the old mount in brown ink, "No. 597".
Watermark: Kneeling figure (saint) holding a cross, within a shield.
Landscape drawings 1953, no. 62.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 286.
Formerly attributed to Bartholomeus Breenbergh.
The drawing is related to another view of the temple signed and dated 1627 by the artist in the E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento.
Breenbergh, Bartholomeus, 1599?-1657, Formerly attributed to.
Adolphus Frederick, Prince, Duke of Cambridge, 1774-1850, former owner.
George, Prince, Duke of Cambridge, 1819-1904, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.