Inscribed on verso, in pen and brown ink, "Fosato(?) Melone in S. Domenigo il qual a mia... / [illegible] in questa [illegible] iogomo milono(?)[illegible]".
Alfred Moir, ed. Drawings by Seventeenth Century Italian Masters from the Collection of János Scholz. Santa Barbara : Art Galleries, University of California, 1974, no. 71, repr.
Habsburg, Frederick, 1856-1936, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.