Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink, partially cut off, "Poelenburg". Various inscriptions on the verso, in graphite, at upper center, "No ["o" in superscript] 2"; at upper right, "32"; at center, possibly in Georgina Morrison's hand, "Poelenburg"; and at lower left, in the same hand, "Poelenburg". On the old mount, with the Knapton code, in brown ink, at upper left, "634"; at center, "N 53"; and at upper right, "4N / L26".
Watermark: Foolscap with five points over "4" and three balls.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 232, repr. (as Jan van der Meer der Jonge)
Meer, Jan van der, 1656-1705, Formerly attributed to.
Poelenburch, Cornelis van, approximately 1594-1667, Formerly attributed to.
Knapton, George, former owner.
Morrison, George, General, former owner.
Morrison, Georgina, former owner.
Hawley, Joseph Henry, Sir, 1813-1875, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.