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Inscription

lower left in pen and black ink: 1508 / .85.; lower right in pen and black ink: AD / 72; by later hand, upper center verso in red chalk: 227

Provenance

B. Hertz; John Malcolm [1805-1893], London; Alfred Gathorne-Hardy [died 1918], London; Geoffrey Gathorne-Hardy [1878-1972], London; Robert Gathorne-Hardy [1902-1973], London; (sale, Amsterdam, Sotheby Mak van Waay, 3 May 1979, lot 8); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990.

Exhibition History
1869
Albert Dürer and Lucas van Leyden, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1869, no. 147.
1906
Early German Art, Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1906, no. 5.
1961
German Art, 1400-1800, from Collections in Great Britain, Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, 1961, no. 116.
1971
Loan Exhibition of Old Masters from the Colledtion of Mr. Geoffrey Gathorne-Hardy, P.&D. Colnaghi, London and Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1971-72, no. 1.
1983
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu and tour, 1983-85, no. 41.
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, 58.
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner, Haus der Kunst, Munich and Vienna, 1986, no. 49.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 48.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 59.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 57.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
Bibliography
1869
Robinson, J.C. Descriptive Catalogue of the Drawings by the Old Masters, Forming the Collection of John Malcolm of Poltalloch, Esq.. London, 1869 (2nd edn. 1876): no. 520 (no. 527).
1889
Dodgson, Campbell. The Dürer Society. London, 1889-1911: VII: 7.
1902
Descriptive Catalogue of Drawings by the Old Masters in the Possession of the Hon. A.E. Gathorne-Hardy. London, 1902: no. 108.
1905
Wölfflin, Heinrich. Die Kunst Albrecht Dürers. Munich, 1905: 137.
1911
Dodgson, Campbell. The Dürer Society: Index to the Plates and Text of Portfolios I-X (1898-1908). London, 1911: 67.
1920
Wöfflin, Heinrich. 'Dürer und Cima de Conegliano.' Der Kunstwanderer. (December 1920): 137.
1926
Wölfflin, Heinrich. Die Kunst Albrecht Dürers. Munich, 1926: 395.
1927
Lippmann, Friedrich and Friedrich Winkler. Zeichnungen von Albrecht Dürer in Nachbildungen. 7 vols. Berlin, 1883-1929: 7: no. 749.
1928
Tietze, Hans, and Erika Tietze-Conrat. Kritisches Verzeichnis der Werke Albrecht Dürers. 2 vols in 3. Augsburg, 1928-34: II: pl. 1, mentioned under no. 381.
1931
Flechsig, Eduard. Albrecht Dürer: Sein Leben und seine künstlerische Entwicklung. 2 vols. Berlin, 1928-31: II: 453, 571.
1937
Winkler, Friedrich. Die Zeichnungen Albrecht Dürers. 4 vols. Berlin, 1937: II: no. 437.
1943
Panofsky, Erwin. Albrecht Dürer. 2 vols. Princeton, 1945: 1:117, 2:no. 1063.
1957
Winkler, Friedrich. Albrecht Dürer: Leben und Werk. Berlin, 1957: 191.
1971
Anzelewsky, Fedja. Albrecht Dürer: Der malerische Werk. Berlin, 1971: mentioned under no. 102.
1974
Strauss, Walter L. The Complete Drawings of Albrecht Dürer. 6 vols. New York, 1974: 2: no. 1508/22.
1982
Strauss, Walter L. The Complete Drawings of Albrecht Dürer. Supplement 2. New York, 1982: no. 1058.
1983
Humfrey, Peter. Cima de Conegliano. Cambridge, 1983: 53, 124, mentioned under no. 88.
1983
Matteson, Lynn R. "Old Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection." Pantheon. XLI (1983): 386-87.
1983
Oberhuber, Konrad. "Sur quelques dessins Germaniques." Connaissance dea arts. 376 (1983): 77 (reproduced), 80.
1987
Melikian, Souren. "A Master Collector, Ian Woodner: An Eye for the Future." Art & Auction. (November 1987): 85.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 57.