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Inscription

in unknown hand, on verso: Guercino

Provenance

John Heidsieck, Tuxedo Park, NJ; Professor Julius S. Held, Old Bennington, VT (his mark, not in Lugt); NGA purchase in 1984.

Exhibition History
1970
Selections from the Drawing Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Julius S. Held, University Art Gallery, Binghamton; traveling exhibition, 1970, no. 125.
1990
Julius S. Held, Drawings from His Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, 1990: no. 29 (checklist).
1991
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Il Guercino (1591-1666), Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna, 1991: no. 105.
Bibliography
1970
Vitzthum, Walter. Review of Drawings from the Collection of Julius S. Held, The Burlington Magazine (August 1970): 554.
1988
Salerno, Luigi. I dipinti del Guercino. Rome, 1988: 262, under no. 177.
1989
Mahon, Denis and Turner, Nicholas. The Drawings of Guercino in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle, Cambridge, 1989: 57, under nos. 94-97.
1991
Stone, David. "Supplement, Guercino Drawings in North American Collections, A Selective Checklist," in exh. cat. Guercino, Master Draftsman, Works from North American Collections, Harvard University and elsewhere, 1991: 220, no. 163.