Numbered on the verso, in lower left corner, in black ink, "No["o" in superscript] 798.(crossed out) 501"; and at lower center, in graphite, "17".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 178, 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. 112.
Wint, Peter De, 1784-1849, Formerly attributed to.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, School of, Formerly attributed to.
Aylesford, Heneage Finch, Earl of, 1786-1859, Formerly attributed to.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.