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Inscription

by Jonathan Richardson Sr., in ink on lower center of mount: andrea Mantegna

Provenance

Jonathan Richardson Sr., London (1665 - 1745)(Lugt 2183)(shelf mark H6 2D; on his original mount). Private collection (not in Lugt). (Kurt Meissner, Zurich). James Ferrell; (Les Enluminures, Paris and Chicago); NGA purchase with donated funds in 2004.









Exhibition History
1967
Handzeichnungen alter Meister aus schweizer Privatbesitz, Kunsthalle Bremen, Kunsthaus Zurich, 1967-1968, no. 20 (as Northern French Master).
1969
Old Master Drawings from the Collection of Kurt Meissner, Zurich. Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1969, no. 6 (as "Master of Northern France").
2004
Six Centuries of Prints and Drawings: Recent Acquisitions, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2004 - 2005
2004
Six Centuries of Prints & Drawings: Recent Acquisitions, NGA, Washington 2004-2005,(no catalogue).
Bibliography
1967
Galerie Meissner. Hundert Zeichnungen aus fünf Jahrhunderten. Zurich, 1984: no. 24 (as northern French).
1972
Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert. Review of Old Master Drawings from the Collection of Kurt Meissner. In Master Drawings 10, no. 2 (1972): 165.
1995
Les Enluminures. Illuminations, Gouaches, Drawings from the 12th to the 19th centuries. Paris, 1995: no. 6 (as "Lombard Artist?").