Inscribed on the verso of the lining, at lower right, in black chalk, "D9".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 155.
Stampfle, Felice. Rubens and Rembrandt in Their Century : Flemish and Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century from The Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1979, no. 53, repr.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 48.
Watermark: none visible through lining.
The drawing belongs to a series of eight studies of Dutch country women from different parts of the province of North Holland, all engraved, in reverse, by the Haarlem printmaker Aegidius van Scheyndel (fl. 1620-54); (Hollstein XXXIV, p. 211, under no. 53).
Huls, Samuel van, 1655-1734, former owner.
Markus, Frits, donor.