Inscribed on verso, in graphite, "6685 (encircled) / 2-11-28 / GE".
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 142 (as Dutch School, 17th-18th century)
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. 14, no. 21, repr.
Watermark: fish within a circle (no comparable example among the fish marks in Briquet).
Rosey, Carl Rolas, Freiherr du, former owner.
Weigel, Rudolph, 1804-1867, former owner.
König, Wilhelm, former owner.
Török, Johann, Bishop, -1892, former owner.
McCullough, Hall Park, 1872-1966, former owner.