Inscribed at lower right, "G 2."; on verso, "Al mio Sigre, e Pn̄e Spoe Colendmo / Il Sigr d: Paolo de Mattei / Roma".
Scholz, Janos. Italian Master Drawings, 1350-1800, from the János Scholz Collection. New York : Dover, 1976, no 105, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 275.
Traces of red wax seal on recto (very slight) and verso showing that sheet was once folded and sent as a letter.
Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.