center right, to the right of the sitter's shoulder: Rembrandt f[-] / 1633
Jan Stolker [1724-1785], Rotterdam; (his sale, Rotterdam, 27 March 1786, no. 8). possibly Earl Howe. private collection, Russia. jointly owned by (Durand-Ruel) and (M. Knoedler & Co., New York), by July 1912; purchased September 1912 by William A. Clark [1839-1925], New York; bequest April 1926 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.
- Antiquities to Impressionism: The William A. Clark Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001-2002, unnumbered catalogue, repro.