Inscribed on the old Richardson mount, at lower left, in graphite, "No ["o" in superscript]- 8"; at lower center, in brown ink, "Rembrandt"; at lower right, in graphite, illegible dealer's code; on the verso of the mount, at lower right, in graphite, "10335".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 195, repr.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 61.
Watermark: none (lined but checked with fiber optic light).
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, School of, Formerly attributed to.
Richardson, Jonathan, 1665-1745, former owner.
Woodburn, Samuel, 1785 or 1786-1853 former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.