Signed at the lower left corner, in brush and black ink, "K. DV.JARDIN". Inscribed on the verso (visible through thin lining), at lower left, in brown ink, "K du Jardin / behoorende aan / J. Chalon". On the old mount, underneath drawing, in Roupell's hand, in brown ink, "RPR / Karl du Jardin / From Bonomi Whites Sale - Christie. 1880"; and below this, in the same hand, in graphite, "Burlington Fine Arts Club Ex. 1883 / & Chalon coll".
Watermark: Horn inside shield (similar to Heawood, nos. 2680-2700: mostly England, 1680s and 1690s). posthorn, hunting horn.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 142.
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. 110, 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. 65.
Chalon, Jan, 1738-1795, former owner.
White, William Benoni, d. ca. 1878, former owner.
Roupell, Robert Prioleau, 1798-1886, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.