Lettered on the double sacks by the artist, in red chalk, "ERRORI D'ALTRI" and "ERRORI MEI"; inscribed at center of upper edge, in an old hand, in brown ink, "dionisis[o?]". Numbered in lower right corner, in brown ink, and repeated in graphite, "212". Inscribed on verso, by donor, in graphite, "Parmigianino"; numbered "882" and "74".
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. 47, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 245.
Scholz, János, former owner.