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Provenance

Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364); John Barnard (Lugt 1420); Sir Thomas Lawrence (Lugt 2445); (Samuel Woodburn); Lord Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere (Lugt 2710b); (Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd.); NGA purchase in 1973.

Exhibition History
1954
The Ellesmere Collection of Old Master Drawings, The Museums and Art Gallery, Leicester, 1954, no. 93.
1974
NGA Recent Acquisitions 1974, no. 16.
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 38.
1979
The Draftsman's Eye, Late Italian Renaissance Schools and Styles, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1979 (catalogue published in 1981), pp. 18, 54, no. 62.
1989
Fürstenhöfe der Renaissance, Giulio Romano und die Klassische Tradition, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 1989, pp. 136, 138, no. IV/12.
1989
Giulio Romano, Palazzo Te, Mantua, 1989, pp. 232, 346, 349.
1999
Giulio Romano: Master Designer, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery of Hunter College, New York, 1999, pp. 17, 20, 24, 27, 34, 75, 76, 78, 82, 142, no. 19.
2003
"The Radiance of Apollo: the Italian Renaissance and Greece", National Gallery and Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens, 2003-2004, no. 155.
Bibliography
1898
Catalogue of the Ellesmere Collection of Drawings at Bridgewater House. London, 1898: no. 58.
1939
Bodmer, Heinrich. Lodovico Carracci. Burg bei Magdeburg, 1939: 150, no. 54 (as Ludovico Carracci).
1958
Hartt, Frederick. Giulio Romano. New Haven, 1958, 1: 140, 297, no. 176.
1977
Verheyen, Egon. The Palazzo del Te in Mantua, Images of Love and Politics. Baltimore and London, 1977: 118.
1998
Belluzzi, Amedeo. Palazzo Te a Mantova/The Palazzo Te in Mantua. Modena, 1998, 1: 385, fig. 237.