Inscribed on verso, in lower right corner, in pen and brown ink, "85 (or 58)".
Oberhuber, Konrad, and Dean Walker. Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings From the Collection of János Scholz. Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art ; New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, no. 7l.
Preparatory design for Lanino's fresco for the Capella di San Giuseppe in the Duomo of Novara, now detached and placed in the lower sacristy.
Formerly attributed to Gaudenzio Ferrari.
Ferrari, Gaudenzio, approximately 1470-1546, Formerly attributed to.
Savoy, Dukes of, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.