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Inscription

on backing paper at bottom right in brown ink: Halwachs del--; on verso at top right in graphite: No 436 Zeichnung; at bottom center in blue pencil: 104, and black ink: Schlägl[?]; at center right in graphite: 110[?]; at bottom right in brown ink: N. 570

Provenance

(sale, Buch- und Kunstantiquariat Franz Malota, Vienna, 1919, no. 99). (sale, Christies, London, 7 July 1981, no. 112). Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History
2010
German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580 - 1900, NGA, 2010, no. 8.
Bibliography
1963
Preiss, Pavel. "Poznámky k dilu Michala Václava Halbaxe." Umení 11 (1963): 294 (reprod.).
1970
Franzl, Ingrid. "Michael Wenzel Halbax: Leben und Werk." Unpublished dissertation, University of Innsbruck, 1970: 218-219, no. 32, pl. 27.
2006
Preiss, Pavel. Ceská barokní kresba/Baroque Drawing in Bohemia. Prague, 2006: 102-103 (reprod.).