Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 154, repr. (as Melchior d'Hondecoeter)
Watermark: coat of arms with fleur-de-lis and sun; countermark with letters "CD" (similar to Heawood, nos. 649-50: Paris, c. 1640-50).
Hondecoeter, Melchior de, 1636-1695, Formerly attributed to.
Ponsonby, Ashley, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.