Inscribed at lower edge, in brown ink, "m".
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 157.
Watermark: none visible through lining.
While the drawing's subject-matter continues to defy identification, it may represent "Bathsheba Receiving the News of Uriah's Death" (Kings II: 11).
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.