upper left verso in pen and brown ink by unknown hand: 14 / Venice / Monte di Pietà / by J.S. Sargent; upper left verso in graphite by unknown hand: E.S. / 990 (circled/inverted); center right verso in red crayon by unknown hand: S/17
Emily Sargent; given to Sir Alec Martin soon after 1926; his son, Williams Martin, 1971; (Sutch & Martin, London); Brian Sewell, London; Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York, c. 1972; bequest to NGA, 2008.
- Ormond, Richard, and Elaine Kilmurray. John Singer Sargent: Venetian Figures and Landscapes, 1893-1913. Complete Paintings, Volume VI. New Haven and London, 2009: no. 1042, repro.