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Inscription

verso in black chalk: G Gandolfi 1802

Provenance

Giovanni Ceschi, Bologna. (David Carritt, London); David Rust, Washington, D.C., 1960; gift to NGA, 2006.

Exhibition History
1982
Bolognese Drawings in North American Collections, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1982, no. 114.
2008
Medieval to Modern: Recent Acquisitions of Drawings, Prints, and Illustrated Books, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, no. 63.
Bibliography
1936
Bianchi, Lidia. I Gandolfi. Rome, 1936: no. 84.
1979
Pertini, Sandro, and Mimi Cazort. L'Arte del Settecento emiliano: La pittura, L'Accademi Clementina. Bologna, 1979: 135, under no. 285.
2012
Christie's New York, Old Master Paintings, Part I. 25 January 2012, 108, fig. 1 (under lot 35).