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Provenance

Herman Walter de Zoete; (sale, Christie's London, 6 December 1972, no. 40); Herbert List, Munich; Ursula and Adolf Ratjen, Vaduz, for Wolfgang Ratjen; Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1977
Stiftung Ratjen. Italienische Zeichnungen des 16. - 18. Jahrhunderts. Graphische Sammlung, Munich; Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin; Kunsthalle, Hamburg; Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf; Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart. Munich, 1977, 70, no. 29 (entry by Richard Harprath).
1979
Zeichnungen italienischer Meister aus den Sammlungen Schloss Fachsenfeld, Stiftung Ratjen Vaduz, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München. Kunstmuseum Lucerne, 1979, 50, no. 76.
2011
Italian Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1525-1835, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2011, no. 17.
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 31.
Bibliography
1977
Stiftung Ratjen. Italienische Zeichnungen des 16. - 18. Jahrhunderts. Munich, 1977: 70-71.
1984
Fischer, Chris. Italian Drawings in The J. F. Willumsen Collection. The J. F. Willumsen Museum, Frederikssund, 1984: 24, under cat. no. 7.
1984
Mason Rinaldi, Stefania. Palma il Giovane, L'opera completa. Milan, 1984: 160 (under D 127) 188, 264 fig. 197 (wrongly captioned as belonging to the Hermitage, Leningrad).
2001
Rearick, William R. Il disegno veneziano del Cinquecento. Milan, 2001: 187, 232, note 294, fig. 98.
2011
Italian Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection 1525-1835. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2011: 48-49.