Signed with the artist's monogram and dated at upper left in pen and black ink, "1537"; inscribed variously in pen and black ink, "ROM"; "SEIN HAVS"; "FRAV VND KINER"; "MARTIVS"; "SEIN MVTER"; "ROMISCHE BEIBER". Inscribed at upper center in pen and black ink, "TITI LIVI"; along lower margin in pen and black ink, "MARTVS WART VERDRIBEN VON ROM. DER KRICKT DIE STAT. SEIN MVTER VND HAVSFRAV MIT IREN KINDEN VND AN/[DRE] EDELE ROMISCHE FRAVEN ERBATEN IN ZVM FRIT."
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 260, repr.
Lely, Peter, Sir, 1618-1680, former owner.
Robinson, J. C. (John Charles), Sir, 1824-1913, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.
Livy. Ab urbe condita.