Indecipherable old inscription on verso of paper used for repair (fragment of a letter?), in brown ink; numbered on mount at lower left, in graphite, "No ["o" superscript] 20".=581 \\ 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. 15, no. 24, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 258 (Flemish School, late 16th century)
Glaser, Curt, 1879-1943, former owner.
Ash, Ernest, Mrs., former owner.