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by later hands on mount verso in various graphites: "Ganimede sull'aquila [sic!] di Giove"/"Giovanni Bellini"/"Collez. Cte. Gregorio Stroganow"/"Coll. Suermondt."


Barthold Suermondt (1818-1887), Aachen; Count Grigory Stroganoff [1829-1910], Rome; André de Hevesy, Paris (exh. Matthiesen Ltd, London, February-April 1939, no. 77); Edward Holland-Martin, London (his sale, Christie's, London, 20 May 1966, no. 103, as Giovanni Bellini; sold to Bryant); Christie's, London, 22 November 1966, 132; private collection, California; purchased (via Olimpia Theodoli and Michael Miller Lucy Vivante Fine Arts, New York) by NGA, 1996.

Exhibition History
Exhibition of Venetian Paintings and Drawings Held in Aid of Lord Baldwin's Fund for Refugees, Matthiesen, Ltd., London, 1939, no. 77 (as Giovanni Bellini).
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 6.
Tietze, Hans, and Erika Tietze-Conrat. "Giulio Campagnola's Engravings." The Print Collector's Quarterly 29:2 (1942): p. 185-187, repro. 184 (as Mantegna).
Tietze, Hans, and Erika Tietze-Conrat. The Drawings of the Venetian Painters in the 15th and 16th Centuries. New York, 1944: 89, no. A 320, as by Mantegna.
Hind, Arthur M. Early Italian Engraving: A Critical Catalogue with Complete Reproduction of All the Prints Described. 2 vols. in 7, London, 1948: 5:196 (as "probably by" Mantegna).
Tietze-Conrat, Erika. Mantegna: Paintings, Drawings, Engravings. New York, 1955: 207, fig. 32 (as Mantegna).
Heinemann, Fritz. Giovanni Bellini e i Belliniani. Venice, 1962: 214, S. 913 (as School of Giovanni Bellini).
Levenson, Jay A. et al. Early Italian Engravings from the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1973: 392-393 (footnote 12).
Heinemann, Fritz. Giovanni Bellini e i Belliniani, Vol. III. Supplemento e Ampliamenti. Hildesheim, 1991: 75, 79, S. 913, fig. 48 (as School of Giovanni Bellini).
Rearick, W. R. "Titian Drawings: A Progress Report." Artibus et Historiae 12, no. 23 (1991): 14, 15 (fig. 8), 36 note 34 (as Giovanni Bellini).
Oberhuber, Konrad. "Le message de Giorgione et du jeune Titien dessinateurs." In Le siècle de Titien. Exh. cat. Grand Palais, Paris, 1993: 441, 493-494, fig. 11 (as Giulio Campagnola).
Brown, David Alan. "Giulio Campagnola: the Printmaker as Painter." Artibus et Historiae no. 61 (2010): 85-86, 95 and fig. 3.