Inscribed in pencil at bottom left by Sir Sydney C. Cockerell, "beginning of Troilus & Cressida"; and in bottom right corner, "p. 470".
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Eighteenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1975-1977. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978, p. 252.
William Morris and the Art of the Book, no. 95J.
Watermark: J Whatman.
One of eleven preparatory drawings for illustrations to the Kelmscott edition of Chaucer published at Hammersmith in 1896.
Burne-Jones, Philip, 1861-1926, former owner.
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962, former owner.
Crawford, John M., former owner.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. Troilus and Criseyde.