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Inscription

lower left in image: 1597; by later hand, lower left in in pen and ink: Titianus inv.; by later hand, lower right in pen and ink: Aug. Carratius Fecit.

Provenance

Nathaniel Hone, London [1718 - 1784]; (his sale, London, 1765, no.7-1) [both according to inscription on verso]. (James Bergquist, Newton Centre, MA); purchased 2016 by NGA.

Bibliography
1802
Bartsch, Adam. Le peintre graveur. 21 vols. Vienna, 1802-1821: Adam. Le peintre graveur. 21 vols. Vienna: J.V. Degen, 1802-1821: nno. 43
1979
Bohlin, Diane DeGrazia. Prints and Related Drawings by the Carracci Family. Exh. cat. Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1979: no. 208, ii/iv