Signature: At lower right, signed and dated (?) "C.W. Ekersberg del: test B.M. [?]" in pen and brown ink
Inscription: At lower center, inscribed "Demokles", and to the right "in [?] Aprill 1805. -" in pen and grey ink, by the artist; at lower left, inscribed "Dionysius - Konig" [?] and at lower right "[...]adinator" [?] in black chalk or graphite, probably by the artist. Verso: at lower left, inscribed "39." in red pencil (19th- or 20th-century handwriting); at upper right, inscribed "3" in graphite (20th-century handwriting).