Signed and dated at lower edge, outside of design oval, in brown ink, "Gerardus Hoet inventor Ao. ["o" in superscript] 1660".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 158, repr.
Design for a ceiling decoration.
Hoet, Gerard, 1648-1733, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.