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Inscription

by unknown hand, upper center in graphite: 70

Provenance

Sir Richard Colt Hoare [1758-1838]. (possibly with W. Palmer, printsellers to Her Majesty, No. 163, The Strand, London, 1794). Included in one of four albums alleged to have been found in a bombed house in London during the Second World War; (John Manning, London, 1960); Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.

Exhibition History
1960
Carlo Labruzzi (1748-1817): An Exhibition of Fine Watercolour Drawings of the Appian Way. John Manning Gallery, London, 1960, no. 7, 8 or 9.
1973
The Academy of Europe: Rome in the 18th Century. The William Benton Museum of Art, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1973, no. 119.
2012
The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2012, 94-95, no. 36 (entry by Julie Blake Shook).