Inscribed at lower right, in pen and brown ink, "Bianco // nero con figure bianche / picole"; numbered at upper right, inverted, in graphite, "59".
Stampfle, Felice. Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Dover, 1978, no. 99, repr.
Drawing is on verso of a fragment of an etching from "Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini," 1769, f. 922.
Morgan, Jane Norton, 1868-1925, former owner.
Morgan, Junius Spencer, 1892-1960, former owner.
Morgan, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1900-1982, former owner.