Inscribed in graphite, at upper right, "Born"; and with calculations at lower right, "11 x 13" (twice).
Watermark: countermark, letters "PB" (visible through cardboard lining with fiber optic light).
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 186, repr. (as Rembrandt).
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 228.
Laid down onto a cardboard mount with number "61" printed at top and "Rembrandt van Ryn" below (probably that of a previous English collector, since it reflects the mounting practice of the British Museum).
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.