Inscribed at lower right, in black chalk, "Tiep[...]"; on verso, in pen and brown ink, "Tiepolo".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 308.
Possibly a study for the figure of St. Jerome.
Saint-Saphorin, Armand-François-Louis de Mestral de, 1738-1805, former owner.
Bovet, Alfred, b. 1859, former owner.
Burnand, Eugène, 1850-1921, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.