Inscribed near lower center in pen and brown ink by Maggiori, "B. Cesi fece"; on verso of mount along top in pen and black ink and then obfuscated with lines in pen and brown ink,"(?)30 Mag 1792 in Bologna, Bart: Cesi fece"; also inscribed on verso of mount at upper center in pen and brown ink, "Bartolomeo Cesi / fece / Appartiene ad Aless. Maggiori il quele / Io comprai in Bologna il / giorno 30 di Maggio / dell' anno / 1792."(with paraph).
Neumeyer, Alfred, and János Scholz. Drawings from Bologna 1520-1800. Oakland : Mills College Art Gallery, 1957, no. 44.
Maggiori, Alessandro, 1764-1834, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.