Inscription: Verso in pencil, "I bought this drawing at J. de Vos sale Oct. 30, 1833 / J.V. (?)"
Marking: Lower right collector's mark of William Bates (Lugt 2604).
Jacob de Vos (1735–1833); William Bates (British, 1824–1884 Birmingham); Vendor: Carfax & Co. (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. 200.
Werner Sumowski Drawings of the Rembrandt School. Edited and translated by Walter L. Strauss, vol. 5, New York, 1981, cat. no. 1085xx, ill.