In white chalk at the reverse, on lining canvas: '33'
On the bottom member of the stretcher, a red wax (?) seal, illegible, circular with a coat of arms with a crown above the shield
c. 1800 –
Muller (Müller?) collection, Strasbourg, France 
by 1953 –
Marie Therese Brautigam (Bräutigam?), Germany, by inheritance 
National Gallery of Canada, purchased through Nicholas H. J. Hall, Hall & Knight, New York, N.Y., USA 
 According to Nicholas Hall of Hall & Knight, New York, the painting had been in a German family collection for two centuries [E-mail from Sherry Lawson, Christie's, on behalf of Nicholas Hall to David Franklin, NGC Chief Curator, October 4, 2004, NGC curatorial file].
 See note .
 The painting was purchased from Hall & Knight , New York, who acted as agents in the sale [Accession records, NGC curatorial file].