Inscription

inscribed by Ch. Gasc across center verso: Elsheimer (Adam) [det] Francfort et Tedesco ne a Francfort sur le Mein en 1574, mort en 1620 / Eleve de B. [O]ffenbach. / h= 0,25 8 l= 0,391 / Dessin achete a Paris 11,774 le Juillet 1860 / Collection Kaienmann de Bruxel les) / Ch. Gase (Lugt 1068)

Provenance

Kaienann, Brussels (according to C. Gasc, verso); A.P.E. Gasc (Lugt 1131), Charles Gasc (Lugt 544) with his attribution to Elsheimer on the verso and the inscription "Dessin acheté à Paris 11,774 le Juillet 1860"; (H. Shickman Gallery, New York); Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Smith; gift to NGA, 1979.

Exhibition History
1974
NGA Recent Acquisitions 1974, no. 75.
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 51.
Bibliography
1983
Van Regteren Altena 1983, vol.2, 957.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 667, no. 1059, color repro.
1986
Rotterdam 1986, 94.