Inscribed on verso, at upper center, in red chalk, 62; at lower center, in graphite, Mathurino nach Raphael; at lower right, in graphite, 78684; in another hand, WI [or a J or T] ph.
Charles Ryskamp, ed., Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983, New York, 1984, p. 275-276 (as attributed to Maturino da Firenze).
Raphael, 1483-1520, After.
Maturino, da Firenze, 1490-1527 or 1528, Formerly attributed to.
Della Porta, Guglielmo, 1515?-1577, Formerly attributed to.
Glaser, Curt, 1879-1943, former owner.
Ash, Ernest, Mrs., former owner.