Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, III, 162:5.
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. 149, no. 315, repr.
Six on one mat.
Formerly attributed to School of Sir Peter Paul Rubens, 1577-1640.
Drawing is one of six studies at the Morgan Library that was probably intended to illustrate a planned but never completed text on antique gems and coins by Rubens and the French scholar Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1580-1637).