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Inscription

lower right, brown ink, A: v: D.

Provenance

Jan Pietersz Zoomer, Amsterdam (1641 - 1724) (Lugt 1511). Jonathan Richardson, Sr., London (1665 - 1745) (Lugt 2184). Earl Spencer, Althorp (18th century) (Lugt 1531). (sale, T. Philipe, London, 14 June 1811, part of lot 494). (sale, Sotheby's London, 23 March 1972, no. 100); (Alfred Brod, London, 1972); Armando Neerman, London; Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1995
Fünfzig italienische Zeichnungen des 16. - 18. Jahrhunderts aus der Stiftung Ratjen, Vaduz. Liechtensteinischen Staatlichen Kunstsammlung, Vaduz, 1995, no. 31.
1996
Italian Drawings from the Ratjen Foundation, Vaduz. The Frick Collection, New York. Bern, 1996, no. 31.
2011
Italian Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1525-1835, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2011, no. 34.
Bibliography
1972
Bean, Jacob. Review of Richard Cocke, Pier Francesco Mola . Master Drawings 10, no. 4 (Winter 1972): 386.
1978
Ebertshäuser, Heidi. "Die Stiftung Ratjen, Vaduz." Graphische Kunst 10 (1978): 6.
1984
Pommier, Henriette, and Evelyne Gaudry. Dessins du XVIe au XIXe siècle de la collection du Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Lyon. Musée Historique des Tissus. Lyon, 1984: 44.
1989
Pier Francesco Mola, 1612 - 1666. Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano. Milan, 1989: 263, under no. III.65 (entry by Nicholas Turner).
2006
Loire, Stéphane. Peintures italiennes du XVIIe siècle du musée du Louvre. Paris, 2006: 224.