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Inscription

in later hand, lower right: [5 or 3?]; lower right verso: From Earl Brownlow / + Dismsdale Colls. / (Parsons, ca1926)+/ ... 1591-1666 / GUERCINO / 731

Provenance

Thomas Dimsdale (1758-1823); Earl Brownlow; Dan Fellows Platt [1873-1938], Englewood, New Jersey (Lugt Supp.2066b); John Davis Hatch, Lenox, Massachusetts; purchased 1979 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1973
One Hundred Master Drawings from New England Private Collections, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford; Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College; Museum of Fine Art, Boston, 1973-1974, no. 12 (Franklin W. Robinson).
1991
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Il Guercino (1591-1666), Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna, 1991, no. 58 (Denis Mahon).
1991
Guercino, Master Draftsman, Works from North American Collections, Sackler Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa: no. 20.
Bibliography
1967
Mahon, Denis. I Disegni del Guercino della collezione Mahon. Bologna, 1967: 38.
1968
Mahon, Denis. Il Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, 1591-1666), Catalogo Critico dei Disegni. Exh. cat. Palazzo del Archiginnasio, Bologna, 1969: 110.
1970
Lurie, Ann Tzeutschler. "Guercino's Versions of the Rest on the Flight into Egypt and the Lancellotti Tondo," Cleveland Museum of Art Bulletin, March 1970: 97, fig. 5.
1983
Bagni, Prisco. Guercino a Piacenza: gli affreschi nella cupola della cattedrale. Bologna, 1983: 130-131, no. 51.
1984
Bagni, Prisco. Gli affeschi del Guercino nel Duomo di Piacenza. Cittadella (Padova), 1984: 133, no. 98.
1988
Salerno, Luigi. I dipinti del Guercino. Rome, 1988, 202, under no. 114L.
1989
Mahon, Denis, and Turner, Nicholas. The Drawings of Guercino in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle. Cambridge, 1989: 23-24, under nos. 40-45.
1990
Bentini, Jadranka, and Angelo Mazza, eds. Disegni Emiliani del Sei-Settecento: I grandi cicli di affreschi. Milan, 1990: 94, no. 14.10.
1991
Ebert-Schifferer, Sybille, ed. Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Il Guercino, 1591-1666. Exh. cat. Bologna, 1991: 423, under no. 41A.
1991
Stone, David. "Supplement, Guercino Drawings in North American Collections, A Selective Checklist," in Guercino, Master Draftsman, Works from North American Collections, exh. cat. Harvard University and elsewhere, 1991, 222, no. 162.
1991
Turner, Nicholas, and Plazzota, Carol. Drawings by Guercino from British Collections. Exh. cat. British Museum, 1991: 92, under no. 62, and 281, under appendix no. 97.