Signed and dated at upper center, "Hans Bol/1571". Inscribed on verso, in brown ink, "No 47 [o superscript]"; on mount, "RPR/Hans Bol".
Watermark: Rosary chain, large fragment.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912.
Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 21, no. 38, repr.
Roupell, Robert Prioleau, 1798-1886, former owner.
Hecht, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.