Inscribed on the verso: at upper right, in an old hand, in faint black chalk, "/12"; at lower right, possibly in the same hand, also in black chalk, "Werff Ex..."; at lower left, in graphite, "AO hos-:"; at center, also in graphite, "19s".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 217, repr. (as van Hoogstraten)
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, I, 114, 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. 105.
Eeckhout, Gerbrand van den, 1621-1674, Formerly attributed to.
Gelder, Aert de, 1645-1727, Formerly attributed to.
Aylesford, Heneage Finch, Earl of, 1786-1859, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.