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Inscription

by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 5314 Bo3 k11/7; by later hand, lower left versoin graphite: 6710/FER

Provenance

Estate of the artist; by descent to his son, Karl Anton Graff, Dresden (died 1832); (his sale, Dresden, 19 November 1832). Constantin Kraukling, Dresden; by descent to his heirs; Fritz Arndt, Oberwartha (not in Lugt; his stamp on old mount). (sale, C. G. Boerner, Leipzig, 19-20 March 1914, among lots 56 or 61). (C. G. Boerner Inc., New York); purchased 2003 by NGA.

Exhibition History
2004
Six Centuries of Prints and Drawings: Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2004 - 2005
2007
Private Treasures: Four Centuries of European Master Drawings, The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2007
Bibliography
1967
Berckenhagen, Ekhart. Anton Graff, Leben und Werk. Berlin, 1967: no. 1694.