Inscribed in pen and brown ink at lower left, "Cano"; in black chalk at lower edge beneath Virgin, "CANO".
Watermark: Three stacked circles surmounted by a small crown; cross in top circle with griffons on each side, possibly "W" in middle circle, letter "B" in bottom circle. Damages in paper make watermark hard to read.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : drawings by the old masters formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 126.
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.