Inscribed at lower right edge, in graphite, "VG". Inscribed on the verso, in the lower left corner, in red ink, "N. 1042" [not Goll van Franckenstein]; at center, in graphite, "1047"; and in lower right corner, in graphite, "Fagels Sale 1799. £ s d 2 12 0". On the old mount at upper left, in graphite, "1047".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 175, repr. (as van Goyen).
Watermark: none visible through lining.
The original drawing, signed and dated 1649, after which this is a copy, is in the British Museum, London.
Fagel, François, 1659-1746, former owner.
Fagel, Hendrik, 1706-1790, former owner.
Fagel, Hendrik, 1765-1838, former owner.
Temple, Henry, Viscount Palmerston, 1739-1802, former owner.
Temple, Henry John, Viscount Palmerston, 1784-1865, former owner.
Temple, Mary, Lady Palmerston, d. 1869, former owner.
Ashley, Evelyn, 1836-1907, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.