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Provenance

Jonathan Richardson Sr. [1665-1745] (Lugt 2183), London; Thomas Hudson [1701-1779] (Lugt 2432), London; Mrs. Symonds (sale, Oxford, 11 April 1951); (sale, London, Sotheby's, 12 March 1963, lot 66); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990.

Exhibition History
1971
Woodner Collection I: A Selection of Old Master Drawings before 1700, William H. Schab Gallery, New York and tour, 1971-72, no. 64.
1976
Old Master Drawings from American Collections. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1976, 194.
1983
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu and tour, 1983-85, no. 52.
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 74.
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner, Haus der Kunst, Munich and Vienna, 1986, no. 62.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 64.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 78.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 71.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
2006
Strokes of Genius: Rembrandt's Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Bibliography
1964
Benesch, Otto. "Neuentdeckte Zeichnungen von Rembrandt." Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen 4 (1964): 127-130.
1973
Benesch, Otto. The Drawings of Rembrandt. 6 vols. London: Phaidon, 1973. (enlarged and edited by Eva Benesch from 1954-1957 ed.): no. 587z
1977
de Gaigneron, Axelle. "Ian Woodner, amateur américain de réputation mondiale, commente quelques oeuvres majeures de sa collection." Connaissance des Arts CCCX (1977): 104.
1992
Dethloff, Diana. "Patterns of drawing collecting in late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century England." Drawing: Masters and Methods Raphael to Redon Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1992, fig. 7.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 71.