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Provenance

Library of the Convent of the Padri Somaschi, Venice, late 18th century; Conte Leopoldo Cicognara, Venice; Antonio Canova, [1757 - 1822]; Francesco Pesaro, Venice; Edward Cheney, 1842 - 1885; by descent to Alfred Capel Cure; (sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 April 1885, part of lot 1024); (E. Parsons and Sons, London [d. 1935]); (P. & D. Colnaghi, London); Richard Owen, Paris, until his death in 1951; (P. & D. Colnaghi, London, 1952); Private Collection, 1952-1983; (sale, Christie's, London, 29 November 1983, no. 51); (Mr. Richard Day, 1983); Mrs. Christian H. Aall, New York, 1983-1998; (Cecily Langdale, New York, 1998); gift to NGA, 1998.

Exhibition History
2012
The Baroque Genius of Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C., 2012
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 74.