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Inscription

by later hand at lower left, in pen and black ink, WE. [Lugt 2616: William Edwards]; by different later hand at lower left, in pen and black ink, J.C.R. [Lugt 1433: Sir John Charles Robinson]

Provenance

Sir Thomas Lawrence [1769-1830; Lugt 2445]; William Esdaile [1758-1837; Lugt 2617], London. Sir John Charles Robinson [1824-1913; Lugt 1433], London. (Yvonne Ffrench, London, by 1965); Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York, 1965; bequest to NGA, 2008.

Exhibition History
1965
Exhibition of Old Master Drawings. Yvonne ffrench, London, 1965, no. 1.
1991
Old Master Drawings from the Collection of Joseph F. McCrindle. The Art Museum, Princeton University, and elsewhere. Princeton, 1991, 26-27, no. 4 (Frederick A. den Broeder).
Bibliography
2012
Grasselli, Margaret M., and Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., eds. The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2012: 179 (color).