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Inscription

in unknown hand, lower left: Annibal Carache.; across center verso of mount: 34. Annibale Carracci. Portrait of a priestin a cap: red / chalk ... Sir Thomas Lawrence

Marks and Labels

Ellesmere (L. Supp.2710b)

Provenance

Charles-Gilbert, Viscount Morel de Vinde (according to inscription on back of mount); Samuel Woodburn; Sir Thomas Lawrence (Lugt 2445); Samuel Woodburn; Lord Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere (Lugt 2710b), and by descent (sale, Sotheby's, London, 11 July 1972, no. 75); P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., for NGA, purchase in 1972.

Exhibition History
1836
The Lawrence Gallery, Sixth Exhibition, Messrs. Woodburn's Gallery, London, 1936, no. 67.
1952
Old Master Drawings, Leicester Museums and Art Gallery, 1952, no. 16.
1954
The Ellesmere Collection of Old Master Drawings, Museums and Art Gallery, Leicester, 1954, no. 84 (P. A. Tomory).
1961
The Carracci, Drawings and Paintings, The Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1961, no. 166 (as Follower of Annibale).
1974
NGA Recent Acquisitions 1974, no. 28.
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