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Inscription

by later hand, lower center in pen and brown ink: Carlo Maratti; by later hand, lower right in graphite: A23760 CO; by later hand, center verso in graphite: 374 (scratched out) / 389

Provenance

Sir Robert L. Mond [1867-1938], London (Lugt 2813a) as by Carlo Maratta; sale, Christie's, London, 7 July 1959, lot 139; (P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Ltd., London [stock no. A23760 CO, written at lower right in graphite on the mount]); Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York, 1959; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, 2008; gift to NGA, 2009.

Exhibition History
2012
The McCrindle Gift: A Distinguished Collection of Drawings and Watercolors. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2012, 84-85, no. 31 (entry by Lara Langer).
Bibliography
1938
Borenius, Tancred. Catalogue of the collection of drawings by the old masters formed by Sir Robert Mond. London, 1938: 36, no. 150 as by Carlo Maratta.