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Inscription

by later hand, lower left of mount in graphite: Claude Gelée dit le Lorrain / Rome, St. Pierre; by later hand, lower right of mount in brown ink: cl. lorrain; by later hand, upper right of mount in brown ink: 7156

Provenance

(Thomas Agnew & Son, Ltd., London, 1961); Dr. Rudolf J. Heinemann, Ruvigliana, Lugano, 1966; his wife, Mrs. Rudolf J. Heinemann, New York and Lugano; gift to NGA, 2000.

Exhibition History
1961
The Italian Scene, drawings by Vanvitelli, Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, 1961, no. 16.
Bibliography
1966
Briganti, Giuliano. Gaspar van Wittel e l'origine della veduta settecentesca. Rome, 1966: 279, no. 47d.
1973
Zwollo, An. Hollandse en Vlaamse veduteschilders te Rome, 1675-1725. Assen, 1973: 195, fig. 250.
1996
Briganti, Giuliano. Gaspar van Wittel. Milan, 1996.