Signed at lower right, in brown ink, "D: Maas". Inscribed on the verso, in brown ink: at lower left, by Ploos van Amstel, "Dirk Maas f. / Geb: Haarlem 1656 / discipel van Berghem e Huchtenburg / h. 7d / b. 11 1/2 d"; and in lower left corner, "ha".
Watermark: Fleur-de-lis within a shield, surmounted by a crown, over 4 and letters "WR" and cursive "AJ", (Strasbourg lily), (Heawood, no. 1786: Holland?, c. 1690).
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 273-274.
Rowlands, Peter, former owner.
Ploos van Amstel, Cornelis, 1726-1798, former owner.
Rudin, Jack, donor.