Dated at lower right by the artist, in brown wash, "1606"; inscribed below in another hand, in graphite, "11/12". On verso, at lower right, in brow ink, "f GA Dreingelz"; on old lining, at lower right, "Jac. Jordaens"; at upper left, "4".
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. 39, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 320.