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Provenance

Guadagni collection, Florence (according to Richter, 1901, no. 68); William Drury-Lowe, Locko Park, England, acquired between 1840 and 1865; by descent to Capt. P.J.B. Drury-Lowe, Prestwold Hall, Loughborough, England. (Sale, New York, Sotheby's, 14 January 1987, lot 32); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York; The Ian Woodner Family Collection, Inc.; gift to NGA, 1991.

Exhibition History
1868
National Exhibition of Works of Art, City Art Gallery, Leeds, 1868, no. 2541a.
1953
Drawings by Old Masters, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1953, no. 51.
1968
Pictures from Locko Park, University Art, Gallery, Nottingham, 1968, no. 10.
1969
Italian 16th-Century Drawings from British Private Collections, The Merchants' Hall, Edinburgh, 1969, no. 1.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 13.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 17.
1992
Dürer to Diebenkorn: Recent Acquisitions of Works of Art on Paper. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992, no. 5.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 41.
2000
Art for the Nation, Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000, 144-145.
2000
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000-2001.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
2015
Andrea del Sarto: Renaissance Workshop in Action, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, and The Frick Collection, New York, 2015-2016, no. 49.
Bibliography
1899
Guinness, H. Andrea del Sarto. London, 1899: 74.
1901
Richter, Jean Paul. Catalogue of Pictures at Locko Park. London, 1901: no. 68.
1903
Berenson, Bernard. The Drawings of the Florentine Painters. 2 vols. London, 1903: 2: no. 130.
1928
Knapp, Fritz. Andrea del Sarto. Leipzig, 1907: 135 (2nd edn. 1928: 115).
1938
Berenson, Bernard. The Drawings of the Florentine Painters. Amplified edn. 3 vols. Chicago, 1938: II: no. 130.
1961
Berenson, Bernard. I disegni dei pittori fiorentini. Revised and amplified edn. 3 vols. Milan, 1961: no. 130.
1963
Freedberg, Sydney J. Andrea del Sarto. 2 vols. Cambridge, MA, 1963: 168, fig. 125.
1965
Shearman, John. Andrea del Sarto. 2 vols. Oxford, 1965: 2: 359, pl. 124b.
1968
Vertova, Luisa. "La raccolta di Locko Park," Antichità viva, 7, no. 3 (1968): 26, 30, fig. 11.
1970
Tempesti, Anna Forlani. Capolavori del Rinascimento: Il primo Cinquecento toscano. Milan, 1970: 92, fig. 40.
1987
Art and Auction, 9, no. 8 (March, 1987): 142.
1987
Byam Shaw, James. "Royal Academy Exhibition--Drawings from the Collection of Ian Woodner," Apollo, 126, no. 308 (October, 1987): 236, repr. on the cover.
1987
Melikian, Souren. "A Master Collector, Ian Woodner: An Eye for the Future." Art & Auction. (November 1987): 85, repro. p. 86.
1988
Cummings, Paul. "Interview: Ian Woodner Talks with Paul Cummings." Drawing. IX, 5 (1988): 106-107.
1995
Jones, Jennifer. "The Woodner Collections at the National Gallery." Drawing 17, no. 3 (September-October 1995): 49-53 (repr. fig. 7).
2015
Cotteroct, Holland. "A Renaissance Painter, Andrea del Sarto, Striving for Perfection." The New York Times 22 October 2015: C24.
2015
"Free Hand: Andrea del Sarto at the Frick," The Economist 17 October 2015: 90.
2015
Ng, Aimee. "Andrea del Sarto's Seductive Saints." The Getty Iris: The Online Magazine of the Getty. blogs.getty.edu/iris/andre-del-sartos-seductive-saints