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Inscription

on verso, in graphite at top center: 0; at center: 40; and at bottom center: 3-60

Provenance

Sir Thomas Lawrence, London (1769 - 1830) (Lugt 2445). John MacGowen, Edinburgh, (late 18th century) (Lugt 1496). Armand Gobiet [1902-1975], Salzburg. Dr. Georg Schaller, Bairawies über Wolfratshausen. (sale, Karl & Faber, Munich, 5-6 June 1984, no. 1). Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1953
Meister des Barock, Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, 1953 (no catalog).
2005
In Europa zu Hause: Niederländer in München um 1600. Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich, 2005: 234-35, no. D23.
2010
German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580-1900, NGA, 2010: 52-3, no. 2.
Bibliography
1985
Fuciková, Eliska. "Towards a Reconstruction of Pieter Isaacsz.' Early Career" Netherlandish Mannerism: Papers Given at a Symposium in the Nationalmusei Stockholm, September 21-22, 1984. Stockholm, 1985: 166.
1996
Jacoby, Joachim. "Hans van Aachen." The New Hollstein German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400-1700: 18 and fig. 12.
2001
Lachenmann, David. "Wolfgang Ratjen as Collector." Master Drawings, vol. 39, no. 2 (Summer 2001): 109 and fig. 5.
2010
Fusenig, Thomas, ed. Hans von Aachen (1552-1615), Court Artist in Europe. Suermondt-Ludwig Museum, Aachen. Berlin, 2010: reprod. 46, fig. 50.
2010
Robison, Andrew. "German Drawings for the National Gallery of Art: The Wolfgang Ratjen Collection." NGA Bulletin, Spring 2010: 12, 15, fig. 16.