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Inscription

by later hand, lower right in brown ink: Spagnoletto

Provenance

Crozat(?). Victor Koch, London; (sale, Christie, Manson, & Woods, London, 18 April 1967, no. 48); Alice M. Kaplan, New York; gift to NGA, 2001.

Exhibition History
1970
Flemish Drawings and Prints of the 17th Century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1970, no. 31.
1981
The Alice M. Kaplan Collection, Columbia University, New York, 1981, catalog by Linda Bantel, no. 36.
Bibliography
1959
Held, Julius S. Rubens, Selected Drawings. 2 vols. New York, 1959: 1: no. 167, plate 174.
1962
Müller Hofstede, Justus. "Opmerkingen bij enige tekeningen van Rubens in het Museum Boymans-van Beuningen" Bulletin Museum Boymans-van Beuningen XIII (1962): 103-105, fig. 16.
1966
Jaffé, Michael. "Rubens as a Collector of Drawings, Part Three." Master Drawings IV (1966): 128-129.
1967
Christie, Manson & Woods. Christie's Review of the Year, October 1966 - July 1967. London, 1967: 36.
1972
Vlieghe, Hans. Saints. 2 vols. Series: Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard Part VIII, London and New York, 1972: I: 113.
1977
Jaffé, Michael. Rubens and Italy. Oxford, 1977: 34-35, fig. 73.
2012
Bober, Jonathan. "Sull'attribuzione a Caravaggio dei disegni del Castello Sforzesco," in Simone Peterzano, ca. 1535-1599, e i disegni del Castello Sforzesco. Franceesca Rossi, ed. Milan, 2012: 67 (fig. 4), 68.