Provenance

Probably 18th-century French private collection (copied by Jean-Jacques Lagrenée in 1776). Private collection (sale, Sotheby's, Monaco, 20 February 1988, no. 230); (Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London); Gilbert Butler, New York, 1988; partial and promised gift to NGA, 1991.

Exhibition History
1992
Dürer to Diebenkorn: Recent Acquisitions of Art of Paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1992, no. 22.
1996
Genoa, Drawings and Prints, 1530 - 1800, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1996, no. 30.
1997
Six Centuries/Six Artists, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.
2000
Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2000-2001.
2000
Art for the Nation:Collecting for a New Century, NGA, Washington, D.C., 2000, 174.
2008
Medieval to Modern: Recent Acquisitions of Drawings, Prints, and Illustrated Books, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, no. 66.
2012
The Baroque Genius of Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C., 2012
Bibliography
1993
Paris, Richard. Foundation Stories: The Stories on Which Literarure is Built. Iowa, 1993: p. 28.
2009
Grasselli, Margaret Morgan. Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, 1500-1800. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2009: 226, fig. 1.