Signature: Signed and dated: VG 1653 Marking: Lower left collectors' Mark of Defer-Dumesnil (Lugt 739) verso lower left collectors' mark probably of Jacob Helmolt (Lugt 2986b)
Jacob Helmolt (Haarlem 1747–1808 Haarlem); Defer-Dumesnil sale, Hôtel Drouot, May 10–12, 1900, lot 72; Vendor: E. Parsons & Sons (London), through Roger Eliot Fry
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dutch Drawings of the Seventeenth Century in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 10, 1985–June 9, 1985.
Roger Eliot Fry "Drawings."
in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 2, no. 12, December 1907, p. 201. George Sidney Hellman "Drawings by Dutch and Flemish artists in the Metropolitan Museum" in Print-Collector's Quarterly. vol. 5, December 1915, pp. 376-379, ill. Hans Ulrich Beck Jan van Goyen 1596-1656. Ex. cat. vol. 1, Amsterdam, 1972, cat. no. 381, p. 132, ill.