Inscribed and dated by the artist at upper right, "a[e]n d'Kruijsdyck den 27.sbr 1672" (the 7 subsequently altered to a 3); inscribed at upper left, partially cut off, "44"; on verso, at upper left, in pencil, "F25"; at center, "15".
William Griswold et. al., The World Observed: Five Centuries of Drawings from the Collection of Charles Ryskamp. New York, 2001, no. 23.
Ryskamp, Charles, former owner.