False monogram inscribed at the lower left in black ink, "AV(in ligature) DN(in ligature". Inscribed on the verso, in graphite, at center, "2238"; and at lower left, "ae".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 120, repr. (as van der Neer).
Watermark: none visible through lining.
The drawing is a copy, probably by Karel La Fargue (1738-1793), after the painting by van der Neer formerly at both the Leger Galleries and the Richard Green Gallery, London, and later sold in New York in 1983.
Formerly attributed to Aert van der Neer, 1603 or 4-1677.
Neer, Aert van der, 1603 or 4-1677, Copy after.
Neer, Aert van der, 1603 or 4-1677, Formerly attributed to.
Paignon-Dijonval, 1708-1792, former owner.
Morel de Vindé, Charles Gilbert Terray, vicomte, 1759-1842, former owner.
Woodburn, Samuel, 1785 or 1786-1853 former owner.
Dimsdale, Thomas, 1758-1823, former owner.
Woodburn, Samuel, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.