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Inscription

lower center: P. del Vaga; on verso: Perino 6.2; in artist's hand on verso inventory list in pen and brown ink

Provenance

Sir Peter Lely (L. 2092); Jonathan Richardson, Sr. (L. 2183); William Mayor [d. 1874], London (L. 2799). (Walter Schatzki, New York); purchased by Dr. and Mrs. Malcolm Bick, Longmeadow, MA, 1955; NGA purchase in 1980.

Exhibition History
1971
"Italian Drawings. Selections from the Collection of Esther S. and Malcolm W. Bick," Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, 1971, no. 4.
1973
"Drawings and Prints of the First Maniere," Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1973, no. 66.
1974
"Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings. Form and Function," Yale University Art Gallery, 1974, no. 11.
Bibliography
1979
Joachim, Harold, and Suzanne Folds McCullagh. Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago and London, 1979: 26, under no. 10.