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Inscription

by early 16th-century hand, across top of album sheet in brown ink: di maestro altichiero qual dipinse la Sala de podesta

Provenance

Probably Antonio Badile the Younger, Verona (1424 - c. 1507). Moscardo Family, Verona (Lugt 2990h). (Matthiesen Gallery, London, 1954); Francis Matthiesen [Franz Zatzenstein, 1897-1963] London, 1954; (his executor's sale, Sotheby's, London, 21 October 1963, no. 77); (L'Art Ancien, Zurich). Tito Miotti, Udine; Loriano Bertini, Prato, 1973; Dr. Michel Gaud, France; (sale, Sotheby's, Monaco, 20 June 1987, no. 77, bought in); Hubert Marignane; Ian Woodner Family Collection, Inc., New York; gift to NGA in 2000.

Exhibition History
1964
Austellung von Zeichnungen älter Meister, L'Art Ancien, Zurich, 1964, no. 54.
1990
Woodner Collection: Master Drawings, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 2.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
Bibliography
1965
Mellini, Gian Lorenzo. Altichiero e Jacopo Avanzi. Milan, 1965: 34-36, fig. 48.
1974
Schmitt, Annegrit. "Zur Wiederbelebung der Antike im Trecento." Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorisches Instituts in Florenz 28 (1974): 180, 183, fig. 16.
1980
Degenhart, Bernhard, and Annegrit Schmitt. Corpus der italienischen Zeichnungen 1300 -1450, II/1: Addenda zu Süd- und Mittelitalien. Berlin, 1980: 125, note 13.
1983
Byam Shaw, James. The Italian Drawings of the Frits Lugt Collection. Paris, 1983: 209 and note 2.
1996
Rowlands, Eliot W. "Altichiero (di Domenico da Zevio)." In The Dictionary of Art, 34 vols. Edited by Jane Turner. New York, 1996: 1:725.
2010
Degenhart, Bernhard, and Annegrit Schmitt. Corpus der Italienischen Zeichnungen 1300-1450. Teil III-Verona-Band 3: Badile-Album. Munich, 2010: 214-220, Kat. 816, Tafel 39 (as Veronese, early 15th century)(entry by Annegrit Schmitt).