Inscription

signed and dated at bottom right in black ink: Inv: et dessiné par J: E: Nilson 1756; verso, in graphite: Lavis No. 4 fond. Alien [?]/ Cadre 3821/30 x 38

Provenance

(sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4 December 1974, no. 5). (Paul Prouté, Paris, 1976). (Galerie Gunzenhauser, Munich) in 1976. Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History
2010
German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580 - 1900, NGA, 2010, no. 30, under nos. 4 and 20.
Bibliography
1976
Dessins originaux anciens et modernes, estampes anciennes du XVè siècle, estampes originales de maîres des XIXè et XXè siècles, Paul Prouté, S.A., 1974, no. 22.
1978
Ebertshäuser, Heidi. "Die Stiftung Ratjen, Vaduz." Graphische Kunst, Memmingen 10 (1978): 7 (reprod. p. 4).