Inscribed at center, in pen and brown ink, "Camilli marmi ò cigni // fronde o teste"; numbered at upper right, in graphite, "88".
Stampfle, Felice. Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Dover, 1978, no. 60, repr.
Morgan, Jane Norton, 1868-1925, former owner.
Morgan, Junius Spencer, 1892-1960, former owner.
Morgan, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1900-1982, former owner.