Inscribed at upper right in pen and brown ink, 11. Verso: Inscribed at upper right in pen and brown ink, 12.
Rhoda Eitel-Porter and and John Marciari, Italian Renaissance Drawings at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 2019, no. 36.
Collection J. Pierpont Morgan : Drawings by the Old Masters Formed by C. Fairfax Murray. London : Privately printed, 1905-1912, II, 37-38.
Carminati, Marco. Cesare da Sesto, 1477-1523. Milan : Jandi Sapi, 1994, p. 253-255, D30-31, repr.
One of thirty four sixteenth-century Italian drawings formerly mounted in a nineteenth-century album, the Cesare da Sesto Album.
According to Carminati (1994), the studies of Adam and Eve on verso resemble Raphael's Adam and Eve on the ceiling of the Stanza della Segnatura, 1508-11.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.