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Inscription

on title page upper right in black ink: F. Molesworth / 1777; above crossed out in brown ink and inscribed below: Given by Frances Molesworth / (illegible inscription crossed out) / 1780; on verso of frontispiece in brown ink: Juliana Woodforde / Oct. 14, 1832

Provenance

Frances Molesworth (inscribed 1777, and again as a gift to [illegible] 1780); Juliana Woodforde (inscribed "Oct. 14, 1832"). Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; gift to NGA, 1990.

Exhibition History
2001
The Unfinished Print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2001, as Self-Portrait from illustrated volume Le Cabinet des plus beaux Portraits ... faits par le fameux Antoine van Dyck.
2004
"The Unfinished Print", The Frick Collection, New York, 2004.
Bibliography
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991: 80-81 (1990.125.1.110 reproduced).
1993
The New Hollstein Dutch & Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts, 1450-1700. (Anthony Van Dyck, Simon Turner, author). Rotterdam: Sound & Vision Interactive, 1996-; see records for individual prints for New Hollstein numbers.