Signed and dated at lower right, in black chalk, "VG 1651". Inscribed on the verso, at lower left, in graphite, 1046; at lower left corner, in brown ink, partly trimmed, "13 B(?)"; at lower center, in graphite, "12/2"; and at lower right, in graphite, "Van Goyen".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 174, repr.
On mat with III, 172.
Barnard, W. H., former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.