Inscribed at lower left, in dark brown ink, "Breughel f."; on verso, in graphite, "No 1 [o in superscript]".
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. 27, no. 46.
Recueil de Dessins folio 39(1).
One of ninety-six drawings that the French architect and collector Hippolyte Destailleur apparently pasted into an empty quarto album. See also Recueil de Dessins (2006.27:1-96).
Destailleur, Hippolyte Alexandre Gabriel Walter, 1822-1893, former owner.
Morgand, Damascène, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.