Inscribed on the verso, in graphite: at lower left corner, with dealer's code, "GVN / 2/1:S · OOC"; at center, "H / 2 / 11".
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, 115, repr. (as attributed to van Hoogstraten).
Jane Shoaf Turner, with contributions by Felice Stampfle, Dutch Drawings in the Pierpont Morgan Library: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries, New York, 2006, cat. nos. 104.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606-1669, Formerly attributed to.
Aylesford, Heneage Finch, Earl of, 1786-1859, former owner.
Robinson, J. C. (John Charles), Sir, 1824-1913, former owner.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, former owner.
Morgan, John Pierpont, 1837-1913, former owner.