Inscribed on verso, at lower center, in pen and brown ink, "Timoteo Viti".
Rhoda Eitel-Porter and and John Marciari, Italian Renaissance Drawings at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 2019, no. 29.
Selected references: Fairfax Murray 1905-12, 1:15; Schubring 1923, 3-5; New York 1965-66, no. 48; Joannides 1983, 152; Knab, Mitsch, and Oberhuber 1983, no. 24; Meyer zur Capellen 2001, 176-78; London 2002-3, 122-27; London 2004-5, 155n2; New York 2006a, 21-22 and no. 17; Plazzotta 2006, 709; Munich 2008-9, no. 10; New York 2017, 239n6.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 15, repr.
Stampfle, Felice, and Jacob Bean. Drawings from New York collections. I: The Italian Renaissance. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1965, no. 48.
100 Master drawings from the Morgan Library & Museum. München : Hirmer, 2008, no. 10, repr. [Rhoda Eitel-Porter]
Small cartoon for one of the predella paintings of Raphael's "Pala Colonna", now in the Metropolitan Museum, New York; J. P. Morgan once owned the alterpiece, but not the predella.