Inscribed at upper right, in pen and brown ink, "mathematical computations, upside down".
Watermark: Letters "3[?]C" within circle surmounted by a trefoil; letter "S" below.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 316.
Barocci, Federigo, 1528-1612, Formerly attributed to.
Saint-Saphorin, Armand-François-Louis de Mestral de, 1738-1805, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.