Inscribed on verso, at lower left, in graphite, "13".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 233.
Presumably a preparatory study for a ceiling painting, ca. 1700.
Steidl, Melchior, 1657-1727, Formerly attributed to.
Glaser, Curt, 1879-1943, former owner.
Ash, Ernest, Mrs., former owner.