Inscribed variously on the verso, at lower center, in a contemporary hand, perhaps that of the artist, in brown ink, "den 7 marty 1660"; at lower left, in graphite, "A.S.[?] / 7"; signed to the right of this, in black ink, "J.C. Robinson"; underneath this, in graphite, "Het Hof te 'S Gravenhage"; and below that, in another hand, in graphite, "273".
Watermark: Countermark: Letters "PG". Letter "P" attached to left chain line and to base and top of G.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 210, repr. (as Jakob Koninck)
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. 98, repr., (as Philips Koninck).
Denison, Cara D., and Helen B. Mules, with the assistance of Jane V. Shoaf. European Drawings, 1375-1825. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, 81, 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. 122.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, Formerly attributed to.
Busserus, Hendrik, 1701-1781, former owner.
Ploos van Amstel, Cornelis, 1726-1798, former owner.
Saportas, Abraham Jacob, 1777-1836, former owner.
Leembruggen, Gérard, 1801-1865, former owner.
Vos Jacobszoon, Jacob de, 1803-1878, former owner.
Haden, Francis Seymour, 1818-1910, former owner.
Robinson, J. C. (John Charles), Sir, 1824-1913, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.