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Inscription

by later hand on mount, lower left in graphite: S. Ricci / (pencil); by later hand on mount, lower center in graphite: D27706; by later hand on mount, lower right in graphite: Lanfranco / 1582-1647; by later hand on mount, lower right in graphite: 5 (in circle); by later hand on mount, upper center verso in graphite: Mo 29 [?]; by later hand on mount, lower left verso in graphite: 346; by later hand on mount, lower left verso in red ink: LA1056; by later hand on mount, lower right verso in graphite: R.W (cut off)

Marks and Labels

stamp of Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364) at lower right

Provenance

Sir Joshua Reynolds [1723-1792], London (Lugt 2364). (P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd., London, by 1964; stock number D27706 in graphite on mount); Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York, 1964: Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.

Bibliography
2012
Grasselli, Margaret M., and Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., eds. The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2012: 182 (color).