In the collection of the late father of the present owner since at least 1935.
L. Schreiner, 'Die Phantasiekirche. Ein Gemälde von Hendrick Aerts', in: Weltkunst, VII, April 1980, p. 875, no. 20, fig. 20, as After Hendrick Aerts.
Utrecht, Centraal Museum, Nederlandse Architectuurschilders 1600-1900, 28 June - 28 September 1953, no. 2, fig. 3, as Attributed to Hendrick Aerts.