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Provenance

Private collection (sale, London, Christie's, 25 June 1968, no.77); to Lumley; (Hans M. Calmann [1899-1982], London); purchased by NGA.

Exhibition History
1974
NGA Recent Acquisitions 1974, no. 25 (as Martyrdom of Saint Alexander of Bergamo).
1974
Venetian Drawings from American Collections, International Exhibitions Foundation, circulated to National Gallery of Art, Washington, and tour, 1974-1975, no. 12 (Terisio Pignatti).
1978
NGA Master Drawings 1978, p. 40-41.
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 15.
Bibliography
1974
Pignatti, Terisio. Venetian Drawings from American Collections. Washingon, 1974: 11-12.
1974
Recent Acquistiions and Promised Gifts: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1974: 64-65.
1975
Sutton, Denis. "Sunlight and Movement, Splendours of Venetian Draughtsmanship," Apollo (October 1974): 276-277, fig. 5.
1980
Rearick, William R. "Lorenzo Lotto: The Drawings, 1500-1525." In Lorenzo Lotto, Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Studi per il V Centenario della Nascita. Pietro Zampetti and Vittorio Sgarbi, eds. Treviso, 1980: 30-31, 36, note 44, fig. 12.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 664, no. 1051, color repro.
1995
Béguin, Sylvie. "Lotto disegnatore," in Disegni Marchigiani dal Cinquecento al Settecento, Atti del Convegno "Il Disegno antico nelle Marche e dalle Marche", ed. Mario Di Giampaolo and Giulio Angelucci. Florence, 1995: 24, note 10
2001
Rearick, William R. Il disegno veneziano del Cinquecento. Milan, 2001: 87.