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Provenance

Archibald George Blomefield Russell [born 1879], London (sale, London, Sotheby's, 22 May 1928, lot 89); De Clementi; John Nicholas Brown, Providence [1900-1979]; (David Tunick, New York); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York, 13 August 1986; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990; gift to NGA, 1991.

Exhibition History
1929
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1929.
1931
Rhode Island Shool of Design, 1931.
1950
Masterpieces of Drawings: Diamond Jubilee Exhibition, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1950-1, no. 19.
1962
Forty Master Drawings from the Collection of John Nicholas Brown, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1962, no. 32.
1973
100 Master Drawings from New England Private Collection, Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford and tour, 1973-74, no. 1.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 4.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 5.
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, supplement.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 20.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
Bibliography
1938
Berenson, Bernard. The Drawings of the Florentine Painters. 3 vols. Chicago, 1938: 3: fig. 94.
1947
Tietze, Hans. European Master Drawings in the United States. New York, 1947: no. 22.
1961
Berenson, Bernard. I disegni dei pittori fiorentini. Revised and amplified ed. Milan, 1961: 2: 564, no. 2509F; 3: fig. 99.
1988
Cummings, Paul. "Interview: Ian Woodner Talks with Paul Cummings." Drawing. IX, 5 (1988): 110.
1994
Cappel, Carmen Bambach. "On 'La testa proportionalmente degradata'--Luca Signorelli, Leonardo, and Piero della Francesca's De Prospectiva Pingendi," Florentine Drawing at the Time of Lorenzo the Magnificent: Villa Spelman Colloquia 4(1994): 42, fig.21.
1995
Jones, Jennifer. "The Woodner Collections at the National Gallery." Drawing 17 (September-October 1995): 49-53 (repr. verso fig. 5).
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 20.