Signed at lower left, in point of brush and black ink, "W. Van Mier[is] / Ao["o" in superscript] n ["n" in subscript] 1683". Inscribed on the verso, in graphite: at left center, in the hand of Ploos van Amstel, hoog "6 1/2 / bred 9 dm"; below, in another hand, "FF. N50"; and further below, in still another hand, "fih / M/ih".
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 396.
Court, Allard de la, former owner.
Aegzn, Johan van der Marck, former owner.
Ploos van Amstel, Cornelis, 1726-1798, former owner.
Greville, Charles, 1762-1832, former owner.
Warwiek, George Guy Greville, Earl of, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.