Dated in cartouche at lower right center, in brown ink, "1623".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 314.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 328.
Watermark: none visible through lining.
There is a similarity between the sheet and a drawing of a "Choppy Sea" (or "Ships in a Storm"), in the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT (Inv. no. 1961.66.37), which is signed and also dated within a cartouche ("vroom Ao 1625").
Goldstein, Max A. (Max Aaron), 1870-1941, former owner.