Signed and dated by the artist at lower left edge, in brown ink, "hermen · Bertholomez · Blockhauwer / ANNO 1621". Inscribed on the verso, at lower left, in graphite, "9/1".
Stampfle, Felice. Rubens and Rembrandt in Their Century : Flemish and Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century from The Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1979, no. 49, repr.
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. no. 33.
Two drawings on one mat.
Tersmitten, Henri, II, former owner.
Testas de Jonge, Pieter, 1702-1784, former owner.
Busserus, Hendrik, 1701-1781, former owner.
Hijnen, Johannes Ulriens, former owner.
Helmot, Jacon, 1747-1808, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.