Inscribed on verso are random notations by the artist, in brown ink, "16 / 4 camisa 9 - / canantia (?) 3 / colorette 4 [or "7"] // 6 gulden 9 stuvers in alf / Sono y [= lire] sedice [= soldi] 5 - / P conto delle colori [or "colari"] che il galle / me la mandare // luna / mercurio".
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. 56, no. 94, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Nineteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981, p. 217.
Piancastelli, Giovanni, 1845-1926, former owner.
Brandegee, Edward, former owner.
Brandegee, Mary, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.