Presumably inscribed by the artist near upper right in pen and brown ink, . . . ; near lower center, . . . ; inscribed at upper right, "Fran . . ." ; numbered at lower left, "5"; inscribed on verso at lower left, "Timoteo Viti durbino"; at upper right in brown-black ink, "R"; at lower right in gray ink, "no (29)/2"; inscribed on Richardson's mount beneath drawing in pen and brown ink, "Annibale."; on verso of mount at upper center, "zd."; numbered on verso of mount near center, "1746/7".
Watermark: none visible.
Formerly attributed to Annibale Carracci, Bologna 1560-1609 Rome.
Carracci, Annibale, 1560-1609, Formerly attributed to.
Houlditch, Richard, d. 1736, former owner.
Richardson, Jonathan, 1665-1745, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.