Inscribed on part of old mount underneath the drawing, in Roupell's hand, in black ink, "RPR / Rubens / Sir Thos Lawrence's Coll. / Sketch for the man blowing the horn in the / picture of the Boar Hunt".
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. 154, no. 321, repr.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, former owner.
Woodburn, Samuel, 1785 or 1786-1853 former owner.
Roupell, Robert Prioleau, 1798-1886, former owner.
Riggall, Edward, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.