Inscribed at upper right in pen and brown ink, 5 or 25 (illegible); inscription on fountain at lower center in pen and brown ink, VIRTVS. Verso: Inscribed at upper right in pen and brown ink, 26.
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, 51-52.
Carminati, Marco. Cesare da Sesto, 1477-1523. Milan : Jandi Sapi, 1994, 268-269, D44-45, repr.
One of thirty four sixteenth-century Italian drawings formerly mounted in a nineteenth-century album, the Cesare da Sesto Album.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.