Inscription

in R.P. Roupell's handwriting, upper left verso in ink: RPR (Lugt 2234); on mount in Roupell's handwriting, center in ink: R P R / Correggio / From the Aldobrandini and W.Y. Ottley Collections

Provenance

Aldobrandini collection and W. Y Ottley (according to Roupell's inscription on the old mount); R. P. Roupell (Lugt 2234)(sale, Christie's, London, 12-14 July 1887, no. 764); Thomas Drummond, Washington; NGA purchase in 1989.

Exhibition History
1984
Correggio and His Legacy, Sixteenth-Century Emilian Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1984, no. 41 (Diane De Grazia).
Bibliography
1991
Gingold, Diane J. and Elizabeth A.C. Weil. The Corporate Patron. New York, 1991: 42-43, color repro.