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Provenance

Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel [1586-1646]; Nicolaes Anthoni Flinck [1646-1723] (Lugt 959), Rotterdam; William Cavendish, 2nd Duke of Devonshire [1672-1739]; then by descent, Chatsworth (inv. no. 820b) (sale, London, Christie's, 3 July 1984, lot 23); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990.

Exhibition History
1985
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1985, no. 77 (checklist only).
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 7.
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner, Haus der Kunst, Munich and Vienna, 1986, no. 6.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 6.
1988
The Sforza Court: Milan in the Renaissance 1450-1535, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin and tour, 1988-89, checklist only.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 8.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 11.
2003
"Leonardo da Vinci, Master Draftsman", The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2003, no. 72.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006- 2007.
2010
Arcimboldo, 1526-1593: Nature and Fantasy, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2010 - 2011, no. 21.
2010
Arcimboldo, 1526-1593: Nature and Fantasy, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Palazzo Reale, Milan, 2010-2011, brochure no. 21,, fig. 10 (shown only in Washington).
Bibliography
1939
Venturi, Adolfo. "I manoscritti ed i disegni di Leonardo da Vinci." Commissione Vinciana. v. 1939: 7, no. 212.
1950
Popham, A.E. and Philip Pouncey. Italian Drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries. London, 1950: 72-3, pl. 119.
1976
Gombrich, E.H. "Leonardo's Method of Analysis and Permutation: the Grotesque Heads." The Heritage of Apelles. London, 1976: 67, fig. 152.
1990
Caroli, Flavio. Leonardo: Studi di fisiognomica. Milan, 1990: 159, fig. 16.
1994
Jaffé, Michael. The Devonshire Collection of Italian Drawings. 4 Vols. London, 1994: IV: Venetian and North Italian Schools, no. 883.
1995
Annesley, Noël. "Ian Woodner." Drawing 17 (September-October 1995): 54.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 11.
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