Inscribed on the verso, in graphite, at center, "299" [corrected to "289"]; and below this, at center right, "The Dutch Hawker; Paulus / Joachim / Uytewael / 1560-1640".
Watermark: Eagle with a crozier, cross and three circles below (similar to Briquet, no. 1370: Utrecht, 1599), fragment, lower half.
Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Tenth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1960, p. 52-53.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 135.
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. 52, 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. 47.
Weston, Gould, former owner.