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Inscription

by unknown hand, upper right verso in graphite: [2?]11; by unknown hand, lower left verso in red crayon: ?J. Smith?; by unknown hand, lower right verso in graphite: Earl of Warwick Collection

Marks and Labels

stamped twice with collector's mark of a unicorn or lion above a banderole inscribed TENAX IN FIDE

Provenance

Earl of Warwick (according to inscription), presumably George Greville, 2nd Earl of Warwick [1746-1816]. Unidentified collector (stamp, TENAX IN FIDE in a scroll beneath a running dog; not in Lugt ). (Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, by 1962). The Ruskin Gallery, Ltd., Stratford-on-Avon, by 1978; Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York, 1979; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.

Exhibition History
1962
89th Annual Exhibition of Water-Colours and Drawings. Thos. Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London, 1962, no. 141.
2012
The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2012, 92-93, no. 35 (entry by Lars Kokkonen).