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Inscription

upper right in pen and ink: Orsoij 1650; by later hand, lower right in graphite: Lautensack; verso, lower center in blue pencil: Wellesley Colln and below that in graphite: 565-0417; center right in graphite, [illeg.]/ J. B. S. [initials of James Byam Shaw?]; by another hand, lower right in graphite: D27824

Provenance

Prosper Henry Lankrink [1628-1692] (Lugt 2090). Dr. Henry Wellesley, Oxford [1791 - 1866]. Sir Bruce S. Ingram, London [1877-1963](Lugt 1405a). (Colnaghi, London, 1966; inv. D27824); Curtis Otto Baer, New Rochelle [1898 - 1976] (Lugt 3366); by descent to Dr. and Mrs. George M. Baer, Atlanta; to their daughters Katherine and Alexandra Baer; gift to NGA, 2016.

Exhibition History
1963
Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607 - 1677, Drawings, Paintings, and Etchings. City of Manchester Art Gallery, 1963, no. D104.
1985
Master Drawings from Titian to Picasso: The Curtis O. Baer Collection. NGA, 1985; Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1985-1986; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 1986; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1986; Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1986; Frederick Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, 1986 - 1987, no. 45 (Eric Zafran).
2010
Drawings from the Collection of Curtis O. Baer. Jill Newhouse Gallery, New York, 2010, no. 12 (online cat. by Amy Kurlander).
Bibliography
2017
Volrábová, Alena, translated by Linda Leffová. Wenceslaus Hollar, 1607-1677: Drawings, a catalogue raisonné. Prague, 2017: no. II/119.
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