Inscribed at lower right, in black chalk, "Van Eeuk". On the verso, in graphite, at center right, " No. ["o" in superscript] 971"; and at lower center (upside down), "Bottom".
Watermark: Countermark: Letters "PB". Placed horizontally between chain lines.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, no. 224, repr. (as Dutch School).
Flinck, Govaert, 1615-1660, Formerly attributed to.
Cuyp, Jacob Gerritsz., 1594-1652, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.