Inscribed on mount, in pen and red ink, "Rymsdyk's Museum"; in pen and dark brown ink, "Bramante d'Urbino (cancelled)"; "Born at Castel Durante / in 1444 (cancelled); died at Rome in / 1514 (cancelled)"; in graphite, "Cossa", on verso of mount, in pen and dark brown ink, "B'"; "AIVA"; "Bramante ---. / Out of one of ye litle books / of y[e] Old Earle of Arundelle".
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : drawings by the old masters formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, no. 92. (as Cossa)
Cossa, Francesco del, ca. 1435-ca. 1477, Formerly attributed to.
Arundel, Earl of, former owner.
Rymsdyk, Jan van, fl. ca. 1770, former owner.
Tighe, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.