Signed and dated at lower left center, in brown ink, "Kobell / 1776". Inscribed on the verso, at lower left, in Esdaile's hand, in brown ink, "1834-50 WE"; above this, in graphite, "o/"; at lower center, in another hand (?), in brown ink, "H. Kobel"; and at lower right, in graphite, "N 4".
Watermark: Tree with leaves and fruit, fragment.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 166, repr.
Esdaile, William, 1758-1837, former owner.
Gibbs, James, 19th cent., former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.