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Inscription

upper right in pen and black ink: 1540 / HSB; upper left in pen and black ink: QVO NON PENETRAT / AVT QVID NON EX: / COGOTAT PIETAS

Provenance

A. Mouriau (Lugt 1853), Belgium; Jacqueline Strölin, Lausanne, Switzerland; purchased (via Bruno de Bayser) by Ian Woodner, New York, November 1985; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990; gift to NGA, 1998.

Exhibition History
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 56.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 68.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 46.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
Bibliography
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 46.