by later hand, upper left in brown ink: H.11.I; by later hand in brown ink, lower left on mount: Magnaschino; by another hand to the right in light brown ink, No 17 Collezione Santo Varni.; by later hand, upper center verso in graphite: [undeciphered] / G. 58 / 49 (circled); in red pencil: L 10 (crossed out)
Santo Varni [1807 - 1885], Genoa (Lugt 3531), no. 17. Private collection, Genoa; Art market, Milan; (Stanza del Borgo, Milan, by 2013); purchased 2018 by NGA.
- Bareggi, Silvana. Incisioni e Disegni di Maestri antichi e moderni dal XVI al XX secolo. Old Master and Modern Prints and Drawings from the XVIth to the XXth Century. Stanza del Borgo, Milan, 2013: 104-105, no. 9 (color).
- Bober, Jonathan. "Genoese Baroque Drawings." National Gallery of Art Bulletin, No. 60(Spring, 2019): 29.