Inscribed at lower left, in pen and black ink, "Architetto: Carlo Galli D Bibiena e inuentor: e: fecit e: e:".
Watermark: Upper part of Fleur-de-lis in shield, surmounted by crown, (Strasbourg lily). Fragment. (close to, maybe identical with, Gerhard Piccard, Wasseerzeichen Lilie, Stuttgart, 1983, 1362 [Nürnberg, 1755])
Thaw Catalogue Raisonné, 2017, no. 10, repr.
Denison, Cara D. et al. The Thaw Collection : Master Drawings and New Acquisitions. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1994, no. 39.
Sheet is framed by an overmount of paper that leaves around 8 5/8 x 11 7/8 inches visible.
Thaw, Eugene Victor, former owner.
Thaw, Clare, former owner.