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Provenance

(P.& D. Colnaghi, before 1912); Henry Oppenheimer [1859-1932], London; (sale, London, Christie's, 13 July 1936, no. 153, as Ambrogio da Predis); (Bacri, Paris);[1] Benjamin Sonnenberg [1901-1978]; (sale, New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet, 5-9 June 1979, lot 110, as Bernardino dei Conti); (Stuart Denenberg, San Francisco); (Mia Weiner, New York); (Yvonne tan Bunzl, London); (P.& D. Colnaghi, London); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York, July 1985; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, 1990; gift to NGA, 1998.

Exhibition History
1930
Exhibition of Italian Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, London, 1930, no. 625 (as Bernardino de' Conti (?)).
1959
Great Master Drawings of Seven Centuries, M. Knoedler and Company and Columbia University, New York, 1959, 14, pl. XVII (as Bernardino dei Conti).
1965
Drawings from New York Collections I, The Italian Renaissance, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, 1965, no. 13 (as Bernardino dei Conti).
1985
Old Master Drawings, Colnaghi, London, 1985, no. 1 (as Ambrogio de Predis or Bernardino dei Conti).
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 13.
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner, Haus der Kunst, Munich and Vienna, 1986, no. 10 (as Andrea Solario).
1988
The Sforza Court: Milan in the Renaissance 1450-1535, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin and tour, 1988-89, 24 (as Andrea Solario) (checklist only).
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 28.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
Bibliography
1927
Parker, K.T. North Italian Drawings of the Quattrocento. London, 1927: no. 68 (as Bernardino de' Conti).
1929
Suida, Wilhelm. Leonardo und sein Kreis. Munich, 1929: 173 (as Ambrogio de Predis).
1946
Ragghianti, Carlo Ludovico. Commenti di Critica d'Arte. Bari, 1946: 225-226, pl. 6 (as Pordenone).
1967
Young, Mahonri Sharp. "Treasures in Gramercy Park." Apollo (March 1967): 178, pl. 6 (as Bernardino dei Conti).
1982
Fiorio, Maria Teresa in Grafica del '500 2'. Milano e Cremona. Exh. cat. Accademia Carrara, Bergamo (1982): 9-14.
1989
Shell, Janice. "New Haven: The Sforza Court." The Burlington Magazine 1033 (April 1989): 318.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 28.