Inscribed on the verso, in graphite, at lower center, with a Colnaghi stock number, "11649"; and at lower left, "1860".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 218, repr.
Landscape Drawings & Water-colors, Bruegel to Cézanne. New York: Pierpont Morgan Library, 1953, no. 77, 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. 262.
The drawing is directly related to the artist's exceptionally large painting of a "Waterfall", now in the Bute collection in Scotland.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, former owner.
Habich, Edward, 1818-1901, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.