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Inscription

by later hand, center left in pen and brown ink in pasted console: Giotto / fiorenti / no; by later hand, center right in pen and brown ink in pasted console: mori l'anno / 1336, è sepol / to in Sta. / Maria / del fiore

Provenance

An unidentified Florentine 16th-century collector, who had two portions of a larger sheet mounted together, with added console panels and inscriptions; John Clerk, Lord Eldin [1757-1832], Scotland; (sale, Edinburgh, Winstanley and Sons, 14-29 March 1833, no. 225, as Giotto); Sir Archibald Campbell [1769-1848], Argyll, Scotland; J. M. Campbell, Crarae, Argyllshire [d. 1967]; Sir Ilay Campbell [1927-2017]; (his sale, London, Christie's, 26 March 1974, no. 54, pls. 20, 21, as attributed to Taddeo Gaddi); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990; by distribution to Dian Woodner; gift to the NGA, 2016.

Exhibition History
1953
Drawings by Bolognese and Other Masters Lent from a Glasgow Collection. Glasgow City Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1953, no. 41.
1976
Old Master Drawings from American Collections. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1976, no. 2 (as attributed to Taddeo di Gaddo Gaddi)(cat. by Ebria Feinblatt).
1983
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection. J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1983-84, no. 1 (as Taddeo Gaddi or his circle)(cat. by George Goldner).
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner. Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 1 (as Circle of Gaddi).
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner. Haus der Kunst, Munich, and Albertina, Vienna, 1986, no. 1 (as Gaddi or Circle)(separate cats for each venue).
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection. Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 1 (as Gaddi or Circle).
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 1 (as Gaddi or Circle).
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 2 (entry by Laurence B. Kanter).
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007 (no cat.).
Bibliography
n.d.
Ward, Roger. "Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Washington, D.C." The Burlington Magazine 126, no. 973 (April 1984): 252 (under no. 1).
1968
Degenhart, Bernhard and Annegrit Schmitt. Corpus der Italienischen Zeichnungen, 1300-1450, I, Süd- und Mittelitalien. Berlin, 1968: part 1, pp. xxiv, 68-70, no. 25; part 3, pl. 50 (as Florentine c. 1340).
1974
Collobi, Licia Ragghianti. Il Libro de' Disegni del Vasari. 2 vols. Florence, 1974, 1: 28-29, 2: fig. 15 (as Florentine, end of the 14th Century).
1981
Gaigneron, Axelle de. "Les Nouveaux Choix de Mr. Woodner." Connaissance des Arts. 348 (February 1981): 76 (repro).
1983
Goldner, George. Master Drawings from The Woodner Collection. Santa Monica, CA, 1983 (exh. brochure), n.p., no. 1 (color).
1984
Russell, Francis. Review of Andrew Ladis, Taddeo Gaddi, 1982. The Royal Society of Arts Journal 132, no. 5332 (March 1984): 279 (as Gaddi).
1987
Melikian, Souren. "A Master Collector. Ian Woodner: An Eye for the Future." Art & Auction 10, no. 4 (November 1987): 85 (repro.).
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