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Inscription

by unknown hand, lower left in pen and brown ink: ce dessin provient / du Cabinet de Ranc.; by unknown hand (the artist?), lower right in pen and brown ink: Lafage fecit; by later hand, lower center in graphite (partially erased): Chute de Phaeton; by unknown hand, upper right in pen and brown ink: 44; by later hand, center verso in graphite: C:65/240; by unknown hand, lower right verso in graphite: 3289

Provenance

probably the painter Jean Ranc [1674-1735], according to the inscription. Joseph F. McCrindle [1923-2008], New York; 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, 68-69, no. 23 (entry by Daniella Berman).