upper right verso on hinge in graphite, circled: 82
Possibly Dpmenico Tiepolo; possibly sold to Count Bernardino Coriani-Algaroti; possibly by whom sold 1852 to Edward Cheney [1803-1884]; his brother in law Alfred Capel-Cure; 9sold, Sotheby's, London, 29 April 1885, no. 1024); Marques of Bredalbane, Langdon House, Duns, Berwichshire; (sale, Dowells, Edinburgh, 25 March 1925, no. 1004); purchased by John Grant, Edinburgh; purchased by Arthur Kay, Edinburgh c. 1926; (his sale, Christie's, London, 8-9 April 1943, part of no. 248); Frederick Stern; Julius S. Held [1905-2002], Old Bennington, VT; 1984 to NGA.
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