Inscribed at lower left, in brown ink, "Rembrant". Inscribed on the verso of the lining, at center, in graphite, "6".
Watermark: Foolscap with five points over "4" and three balls; Two balls on cap, short, thick head.
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. 96, 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. 113.
Doomer, Lambert, 1622 or 1623-1700, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.