Inscribed with initials in lower right corner, in brown ink, "AVO".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 196, repr. (as van Ostade).
Watermark: none visible through lining.
In the manner of Adriaen van Ostade (Haarlem 1610-1685 Haarlem).
Ostade, Adriaen van, 1610-1685, In the manner of.
Ostade, Adriaen van, 1610-1685, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.