Numbered on verso in an old hand in pen and brown ink at lower right, "n:10".
Watermark: Three hills surmounted by a fleur-de-lis and the letter "M" at top.
Dervaux, Isabelle. Drawing connections: Baselitz, Kelly, Penone, Rockburne, and the old masters. New York: Morgan Library & Museum, 2007, p. 31-32, repr. (as Jusepe de Ribera)
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 287 (as Jusepe de Ribera)
Although traditionally attributed to Jusepe de Ribera, this sheet is instead by his Neapolitan follower Luca Giordano. As Viviana Farina has noted, it relates to Giordano's painting of ca. 1660 in the Museo Bardini, Florence.
Ribera, Jusepe de, 1591-1652, Formerly attributed to.
Koch, Frederick, donor.