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Inscription

lower right in plate: SC:PIXF. CRF; by later hand, verso upper center, in graphite: Pond's Sale-1760/no. 36; by later hand, verso upper center, in pen and brown ink: Blackburn Sale-1786/C'IVE; by later hand, verso center, in graphite: Guido; by later hand, verso center, in graphite: Not [underlined] Guido/ C.R.=Carlo Ridolfi/ or Cesare Roberti/ (after Simone Cantarini); by later hand, verso lower center, in graphite: fine f[illegible]re/ 10.6; by later hand, verso lower right, in brown ink: No. 11/12I; by later hand, verso lower right, in graphite: 25; by later hand, verso bottom edge, in graphite: G.R. Bartsch. Vol. 18 Not Guido

Marks and Labels

stamp, lower right, black rosette in circle (L. 2775); collector's mark [?], verso lower right in purple ink: I.G.L.[?] [in a circle] 2.22.

Provenance

Arthur Pond, London (c. 1705-1758) (Lugt 2038). Sir Edward Astley, Norfolk (1729-1802)(Lugt 2775). Jonathan Blackburne, Hale Lancaster and Liverpool (1721-1786) (Lugt 262). (Pia Gallo, New York); purchased 2011 by NGA.