Signature: black chalk lower right: C Serret
Marking: stamped in red ink on the verso with the mark of Degas's collection sale in 1918 (presumably one of the Serret drawings included in Collection Sale II: lots 244-247)
Edgar Degas (French, Paris 1834–1917 Paris), the 1918 collections sale II, lots 241-247; Patrice Barbé (Paris), Paris; Eric G. Carlson; Donor: Eric G. Carlson
Colta Ives, Susan Alyson Stein The Private Collection of Edgar Degas. A Summary Catalogue. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997, p. 114.