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Provenance

Reginald Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke, Wilton House, Salisbury; (sale, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London, 5-10 July 1917, no. 466, as Leonardo da Vinci?); Bacri, Paris; Edward Fowles, New York, 1938; his widow, Mrs. Edward Fowles, New York; gift 1980 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1997
Leonardo Lives, Seattle Art Museum, 1997, no. 27.
2010
Arcimboldo, 1526-1593: Nature and Fantasy, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Palazzo Reale, Milan, 2010-2011, brochure no. 28 (shown only in Washington).
Bibliography
1900
Strong, Sanford Arthur. Reproductions in Facsimile of Drawings by the Old Masters in the Collection of the earl of Pembroke and Montgomery at Wilton House. London, 1900: no. 15.
1950
Popham, A. E., and Pouncey, Philip. Italian Drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries. London, 1950: 73.
1982
Bean, Jacob, and Lawrence Turcic. 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1982: under no. 129.
1993
Pedretti, Carlo, and Trutty-Coohill, Patricia. The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and His Circle in America. Florence, 1993: 10, 46, 69, 93, no. 30e, fig. 1.
1993
Trutty-Coohill, Patricia. "The Spencer Collection of Grotesques and Caricatures after Leonardo," Arte Lombarda, nos. 105-106-107, 1993: 53, note 15.
1995
exh. cat. The Touch of the Artist, Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995: 82, under no. 11, fig.3 (Pietro Marani).
1996
Trutty-Coohill, Patricia. "Americana Aftermath," Achademia Leonardi Vinci, 9, 1996: 205-206, fig. 2.