Inscribed on verso, in pen and brown ink, "Paolo Veronese 44 cartella 8a".
The traditional attribution of this drawing was to Paolo Veronese and the drawing may well be by a Veronese follower. although while in the Scholz collection the drawing was published with an attribution to Leandro Bassano.
Venice 1957, no. 46; Oakland and San Francisco 1959, no. 8; Hagerstown 1960-61, no. 20; New York 1961(d), no. 12; Washington and elsewhere 1974-75, no. 18; Montgomery 1976, no. 34; Scholz 1976, no. 57.
Muraro, Michelangelo. Venetian Drawings from the Collection János Scholz. Venice : N. Pozza, 1957, no. 46.
Venetian Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz. Montgomery, Ala. : Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1976, no. 34. (as Leandro Bassano)
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 210.
Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.