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Provenance

Gregory Vladimirovitch Orloff [1777-1826], St. Petersburg and Paris; Prince Alexis Orloff [1867-before 1920], Paris; (sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, April 29-30, 1920, no. 134); W.W. Crocker, Burlingame, CA; Augustus Pollack, Monterey, CA; R.M. Light & Co., Boston; Armand Hammer Collection, 1971; gift to NGA, 1991.

Exhibition History
1935
The Opening Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, 1935, no illus.
1938
Loan Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Prints by the Two Tiepolos: Giambattista and Giandomenico, Art Institute of Chicago, 1938, no. 47.
1948
Seventy Master Drawings, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1948-1949, no. 46.
1971
Exhibited with the Armand Hammer collection from 1971, beginning with Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
1974
Recent Acquisitions and Promised Gifts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1974, no. 70.
1978
Master Drawings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art and Promised Gifts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1978, p. 74.
1994
The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century, Royal Academy of Arts, London, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, 182, 495, no. 99 (repro. p. 182, color)(entry by Colin Harrison).
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 68.
Bibliography
1947
Benesch, Otto. Venetian Drawings of the 18th Century in America. New York, 1947: 31, no. 19.
1949
Mongan, Agnes. One Hundred Master Drawings. Cambridge, Mass., 1949: 106-107.
1961
Knox, George. "The Orloff Album of Tiepolo Drawings." The Burlington Magazine 103 (June 1961): 275, no. 15.
1971
The Armand Hammer Collection. Exh. cat. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1971: no. 66.
1972
White, Christopher , "The Hammer Collection: Drawings," Apollo, vol. 95, no. 124 (June 1972), p. 460, fig. 8, p. 462.
1974
Recent Acquistiions and Promised Gifts: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1974: 115-116.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 672, no. 1076, color repro.
1994
The Glory of Venice. Exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museo del Settecento Veneziano - Ca'Rezzonico, Venice; Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, 1994-1995: 182, 495, no. 99.