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Provenance

Thomas Coke, first earl of Leicester, c. 1713 - 1718; by descent to the Viscount Coke (Holkham Hall); purchased 1986 by NGA with funds from The Armand Hammer Foundation.

Exhibition History
1931
Italian Drawings Exhibited an the Royal Academy Burlington House, London, 1931, no. 125.
1948
Old Master Drawings from the Collection of the Early of Leicester, Holkham Hall. London, 1948: no. 26, pl. 1, p. 5.
1987
Master Drawings from the Armand Hammer Collection. NGA, Washington, D.C., 1987, no. 6.
Bibliography
1773
Brettingham, Matthew. The Plans, Elevations and Sections, of Holkham in Norfolk... London, 1773: 17.
1860
Passavant, Johann-David. Raphael d'Urbin et son père Giovanni Santi. Paris, 1860: 69.
1870
Robinson, John Charles. A Critical Account of the Drawings by Michel Angelo and Raffaello in the University Galleries, Oxford. Oxford, 1870: 173.
1876
Ruland, C. The Works of Raphael Santi da Urbino as Represented in the Raphael Collection in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle. London, 1876: XIX.14.
1922
Fischel, Oskar. Raphaels Zeichnungen. Berlin, 1922: 141 and 146, pl. 123, 124, 125.
1926
The Vasari Society. Second Series, Part VII. London, 1926: no. 7 and plate 7.
1971
Dussler, Luitpold. Raphael: a Critical Catalogue of His Pictures, Wall-Paintings, and Tapestries. London, 1971: 22.
1983
Johannides, Paul. The Drawings of Raphael. Berkeley, 1983: 123.
1983
Knab, Ekhart, Erwin Mitsch, and Konrad Oberhuber. Raphael, Die Zeichnungen. Stuttgart, 1983: no. 186.
1983
Raphael dans les collections françises. Grand Palais, Paris, 1983 - 1984, under nos. 57 and 6.
1986
Ames-Lewis, Francis. The Draftsman Raphael. New Haven, 1986: 66.
1991
Russell, Frances. "Drawings from Holkham" Christie's International Magazine 6 (June 1991): 4.
1996
Meyer zur Cappellen, Jürg. Raphael in Florence. London, 1996: 200.
1999
Bambach, Carmen C. Drawing and Painting in the Italian Renaissance Workshop: Theory and Practice, 1300 - 1600. Cambridge, 1999: 63, 66, 76, fig. 58.
2000
Pincus, Debra. "How the Painters Used Drawings." Washington Times. January 23, 2000: 8-9.
2006
Mottin, Bruno. "Un exmple d'étude de laboratoire: La Belle Jardinière." Musée des Arts et Métiers, La Revue (Special issue: "Les peintres et la technique, Regards croisés") (2006): 20, 22, 23, repro. p. 20.