Inscribed at lower center (by the artist?), "1613 no[vemb?]ri[ri superscript]".
The Life of Christ : Drawings from the János Scholz Collection : Italian Drawings from the 16th through the 18th Century. Notre Dame : University of Notre Dame Art Gallery, 1964, no. 47.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 285.
The verso is a study for the right-hand section of the votive painting of "Doge Marcantonio Memmo before the Virgin and Child with Saints Mark, Anthony Abbot, Louis and Roch, followed by Cities of the State", which hangs in the vestibule of the Hall of the Great Council in the Venetian Ducal Palace. The painting is signed and dated 1615.
Mayor, William, 1826-1892, former owner.
Goldstein, Max A. (Max Aaron), 1870-1941, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.