Inscribed at upper right, by the artist, in graphite, "Bellis prométorii bonae fec: 1744". On the verso, in graphite, at lower left, "Aert Schouman 1700-1792 1761"; below this, in an older hand, probably that of the artist, "bellis prométorii bonae feci 17 7/8 44". Formerly accompanied by an old catalogue label pasted on the mount, "AERT SCHOUMAN / Deux aquarelles. - Narcisses et Marguérites. - Haut. 40, larg. 25 cm. / Une annotée et datée: 1744".
Watermark: Letters "I VILLEDARY".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 299.
Katz, Sidney, former owner.