Inscribed at lower right, in black ink, "A. Cúÿp". Inscribed on the verso, at lower left, in graphite, "Wharncliffe".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 122, 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. 52.
This accurate topographical drawing is a study for the artist's painting, formerly on loan to the National Gallery, London, and since 1972 in the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh.
Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, James Archibald, Baron Wharncliffe, d. 1845, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.