Inscribed at lower right, in black chalk, "Van Eckh....". On the verso, in graphite: at center right, "N.̊ 970"; and at lower center (upside down), "Top".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 187, repr. (as Dutch school)
Watermark: countermark with letters "ED" or "FD".
Cuyp, Jacob Gerritsz., 1594-1652, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.