Inscribed on verso, in graphite; at upper left edge, "940-5-83"; at lower left "2073".
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. 160, no. 334 repr.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, I, 125, repr. ("Old Breughel and Teniers").
Watermark: countermark with number 4 above letter "B".
Teniers revised and continued the composition previously set down on the left-two thirds of the sheet by an unidentified follower of Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
Bruegel, Jan, 1568-1625, Follower of, Formerly attributed to.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.