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Inscription

by later hand on mount, lower left in graphite: verso Sir J. Reynolds (refers to collectors mark)

Marks and Labels

Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364; Thomas Banks (Lugt 2423); Sir E. J. Poynter (Lugt 874)

Provenance

Prosper Henry Lankrink [1628-1692] (Lugt 2090), London; Sir Joshua Reynolds [1723-1792] (Lugt 2363), London; Thomas Banks [1735-1805] (Lugt 1423), London; Sir Edward John Poynter [1836-1919] (Lugt 874), London; Victor Koch and Mrs. Flora Koch, London; (sale, London, Christie's, 18 April 1967, no. 126, as attrib. to Leonardo da Vinci); to Schreiber; private collection (sale, London, Sotheby's, 9 July 1973, no. 67, as attrib. to Leonardo da Vinci); P. & D. Colnaghi Co., Ltd.; J. Carter Brown [1935-2002], Washington; given to NGA, 1991.

Exhibition History
1974
NGA Recent Acquisitions 1974, no. 74 (Konrad Oberhuber).
1976
Disegni di Tiziano e della sua cerchia, Cini Foundation, Venice, 1976, no. 18 (Konrad Oberhuber).
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, 40 (Andrew Robison).
1991
Art for the Nation, Gifts in Honor fo the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1991, 10-11.
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 23.
Bibliography
1967
The Burlington Magazine 109 (April 1967): lxxxi, repro. in Christie's advertisement, as attrib. to Leonardo da Vinci.
1974
Recent Acquistiions and Promised Gifts: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1974: 119.
1976
Disegni di Tiziano e della sua cerchia. Exh. cat. Neri Pozza, Venice, 1976: 68, and pl. 18.
1978
Muraro, Michelangelo. "Grafica Tizianesca." In Tiziano e il Manierismo Europeo. Rodolfo Pallucchini, ed. Florence, 1978: 137.
1979
Pignatti, Terisio. Tiziano Disegni. Florence, 1979: VI.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 664, no. 1052, color repro.
1987
Wethey, Harold. Titian and His Drawings, with Reference to Giorgione and Some CLose Contemporaries. Princeton, 1987: 56-57, 94, note 241, 148, no. 25, fig. 112.
1988
Chiari, Maria Agnese. "Per un catalogo ragionato dei disegni di Tiziano," in Saggi e Memorie di storia dell'arte 16 (1988): 31-32, 46, no. 17, 229, fig. 38.
1989
Chiari Moretto Wiel, Maria Agnese. Tiziano, Corpus dei disegni autografi. Milan, 1989: 17, 87-88, no. 17.
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: 10-11.
2001
Rearick, William R. Il disegno veneziano del Cinquecento. Milan, 2001: 65
2013
Harris, Neil. Capital Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience. Chicago and London, 2013: 417, 477.