Presumably signed at lower left margin, in brown ink, almost completely cut off, "P. Koninck"; signed by the artist on the verso, at lower right margin, in brown ink, also partially trimmed, "P. Koning...". Inscribed on the old mount underneath drawing, with Knapton code, in light brown ink: at upper center, "W 36"; at upper left corner, "45 S"; and at upper right corner, "6N / L17".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 213, repr.
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, no. 97, 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. 117.
Knapton, George, 1698-1778, former owner.
Morrison, George, 1704?-1799, former owner.
Morrison, Georgina, former owner.
Hawley, Joseph Henry, Sir, 1813-1875, former owner.
Hawley, Henry, Sir, 1745-1825, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.