Inscription

signed at lower left in graphite: W. Leibl; at upper right in different graphite: 29.38; at lower right in another hand: 13209; verso at lower center: 2050 zbiu [?]

Provenance

Max Silberberg [d. 1944], Breslau; (sale, Paul Graupe, Berlin, 12 October 1935, no. 64). (Sale, Karl und Faber, Munich, 30 May 1975, no. 448); Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich; repurchased 2003 by Ratjen Foundation from the heirs of Max Silberberg; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1985
Wilhelm Leibl und sein Malerkreis, Städtische Galerie. Rosenheim, 1985, no. 81 (Eberhard Ruhmer).
1994
Wilhelm Leibl zum 150. Geburtstag, Neue Pinakothek, Munich; Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, 1994, 504, no. 174.
2010
German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580 - 1900, NGA, 2010: 38, 39, no. 116, under no. 115.
Bibliography
1978
Ebertshäuser, Heidi. "Die Stiftung Ratjen, Vaduz." Graphische Kunst 10 (1978): 2 (reprod.).
1995
Falk, Tilman, ed. Von Cranach bis Beckmann. Exh. cat. Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich, 1995: 124, under no. 51 (entry by Gisela Scheffler).
2001
Lachenmann, David. "Wolfgang Ratjen as Collector." Master Drawings 39 (2001): 110 and fig. 8.
2006
Manstein, Marianne von. "Wilhelm Leibl. Das zeichnerische Werk (mit einem Werkverzeichnis der Zeichnungen." Unpublished dissertation. Munich, 2006: no. 153.