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Inscription

inscribed on mount verso in 19th-century graphite: “San.Matteo/Pellegrino Tibaldi” and “No 1235”

Provenance

Guillaume Hubert [d. 1760] (Lugt 1160), Paris; Thomas Hudson [1701-1779] (Lugt 2432), London; (sale, Langford, 17 March 1779, part of no. 44, as Pellegrino Tibaldi); private collection (sale, London, Christie's, 5 April 1977, no. 43); purchased by David Tunick Gallery, New York; Robert and Clarice Smith, Bethesda, Maryland; given to NGA in 1985.

Exhibition History
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 36-37.
1999
"Roma e lo stile classico di Raffaello 1515-1527", Akademiehof, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, 1999, no. 175.
2003
Disegno Veneto, The Moravian Gallery Brno, Czeck Republic, no. 2
2008
Sebastiano del Piombo, 1485-1547, Palazzo di Venezia, Rome; Kulturforum, Berlin, 2008, no. 73.
2009
Sebastiano del Piombo e la Cappella Borgherini nel Contesto dello Pittura Rinascimentale, Real Academia de Espana en Roma, Rome, May 13-14 2009
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 14.
Bibliography
1980
Lucco, Mauro. L'Opera completa di Sebastiano del Piombo. Milan, 1980: 109, fig. 50(2).
1981
Hirst, Michael. Sebastiano del Piombo. Oxford, 1981: 57, pl.82.
1991
Kopper, Philip. America's National Gallery of Art: A Gift to the Nation. New York, 1991: 294, color repro.
1998
"National Gallery of Art Library" informational brochure. Washington, 1998: cover, [3], color repros.
1999
Roma e lo stile classico di Raffaello. Exh. cat. Mantua and Vienna, 1999: 249.
2003
Disegno veneto. Moravska galerie, Brno, 2003: 12-13, 162-163.
2008
Carratu, Tullia, Sebastiano del Piombo a Roma 1511-1547. Milan: Federico Motta Editore (2008): 35.
2008
Sebastiano del Piombo 1485-1547. Exh. cat. Palazzo di Venezia, Rome; Gemäldegalerie, Berlin. Milan, 2008: 268-269.