Inscribed at lower right, in black chalk, "A Del Sarto"; at upper right, in black chalk, "21"; on verso, at upper center, in pen and dark brown ink, "21"; at lower center, in pen and brown ink, "andré del Sarté"; and at lower center in graphite, "Andrea del Sarto".
One Hundred Italian Drawings from the 14th to the 18th Centuries from the János Scholz Collection. New York : New School Art Center, 1971, no. 81.
Italian Drawings from the János Scholz Collection. Norton, Mass. : Watson Gallery, Wheaton College, 1971, no. 26.
Oberhuber, Konrad, and Dean Walker. Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings From the Collection of János Scholz. Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art ; New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973, no. 23 (as style of Andrea del Sarto).
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 380-381.
Possibly preparatory for a seated prophet.
Formerly attributed to Giovanni Antonio Sogliani, Florence 1492-1544 Florence.
Sogliani, Giovanni Antonio, 1492-1544, Formerly attributed to.
Shatzki, Walter, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.