Inscribed on verso, in pen and brown ink, "giulio Romano"; illegible cancelled inscription, on top of this, "grossa"; followed by, in different hand, "nardi".
Watermark: Grapes, large bunch. Lining shows partial indecipherable watermark.
Nineteenth report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980 / edited by Charles Ryskamp. New York : The Library, 1981, p. 179.
Neumeyer, Alfred, and János Scholz. Drawings from Bologna 1520-1800. Oakland : Mills College Art Gallery, 1957, no. 71.
Scholz, János. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no. 49, repr.
Formerly attributed to Alessandro Bonvicino, called Moretto da Brescia. Brescia ca. 1498-1554 Brescia
Moretto, da Brescia, 1498?-1554, Formerly attributed to.
Piazza, Callisto, 1500-1561 or 2, former owner.
Moscardo family, former owner.
Calceolari, marquis de, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.