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Provenance

Jonathan Richardson Sr. [1665-1745] (Lugt 2183), London; John Barnard [died 1784], London; John Thane [1748-1818], London; George John, 2nd Earl Spencer [1758-1834] (Lugt 1532), Althorp; William Esdaile [1758-1837] (Lugt 2617), London; Charles Sackville Bale [1791-1880], London; John Postle Heseltine [1843-1929], London; Henry Oppenheimer [1859-1932], London; (sale, London, Christie's, 10-14 July 1936, no. 29); Robert von Hirsch [1883-1977], Basel; (his estate sale, London, Sotheby's, 10 June 1978, no. 11); purchased by Ian Woodner, New York; by inheritance to his daughters, Andrea and Dian Woodner, New York, 1990.

Exhibition History
1930
Exhibition of Italian Art, Royal Academy, London, 1930, no. 583.
1931
Italian Drawings Exhibited at the Royal Academy. Royal Academy, London, 1931, no. 191.
1983
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu and tour, 1983-85, no. 9.
1986
Dibujos de los siglos XIV al XX: Colección Woodner, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1986-87, no. 14.
1986
Meisterzeichnungen aus Sechs Jahrhunderten: Die Sammlung Ian Woodner, Haus der Kunst, Munich and Vienna, 1986, no. 11.
1987
Master Drawings: The Woodner Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1987, no. 10.
1990
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, no. 12.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996, no. 21.
2006
Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2006 - 2007.
2008
Medieval to Modern: Recent Acquisitions of Drawings, Prints, and Illustrated Books, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, no. 14.
Bibliography
1886
Gruyer, Gustave. Fra Bartolommeo della Porta et Mariotto Albertinelli. Paris, 1886: 101, no. 4.
1903
Berenson, Bernard. The Drawings of the Florentine Painters. 2 vols. London, 1903: 2: no. 433.
1903
Knapp, Fritz. Fra Bartolommeo della Porta und die Schule von San Marco. Halle, 1903: 314, no. 1.
1922
von Gabeletz, Hans. Fra Bartolomeo und die Florentiner Renaissance. 2 vols. Leipzig, 1922: 2: 131, no. 303.
1938
Berenson, Bernard. The Drawings of the Florentine Painters. 3 vols. Chicago, 1938: II: 39, no. 433.
1961
Berenson, Bernard. I Disegni dei Pittori Fiorentini.3 vols. Milano, 1961: 2: no. 203 L-1; 3: fig. 372.
1981
de Gaigneron, Axelle. "Les Nouveaux Choix de Mr. Woodner." Connaissance des Arts. 348 (1981): 74-79 (reproduced p. 77).
1983
Matteson, Lynn R. "Old Master Drawings from the Woodner Collection." Pantheon. XLI (1983): 386-87.
1986
Fischer, Chris. Disegni di Fra Bartolommeo e della sua scuola. Exh. cat. Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi, Florence, 1986, mentioned under no. 19 and no. 30.
1995
The Touch of the Artist: Master Drawings from the Woodner Collections. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995-1996: no. 21.
2006
Grasselli, Margaret Morgan. "Fra Bartolommeo, One Angel Blowing a Trumpet and Another Holding a Standard, c. 1500," National Gallery of Art Bulletin 35, Fall 2006, 27.