Possibly acquired by Thomas Herbert, eighth earl of Pembroke (British, 1656–1733, Wilton House, Wiltshire); Henry Herbert, tenth earl of Pembroke (British, 1734–1794, Wilton House, Wiltshire), by 1882 (was in Pembroke volume XU.2, dated 24 Nov. 1772); by descent to Reginald Herbert, fifteenth earl of Pembroke (British, 1880–1960, Wilton House, Wiltshire); Pembroke sale Sotheby's, London, July 5–6, 9–10, 1917, no. 374 (as Niccolo Circignano); Vendor: Robert Langton Douglas (British, London 1864–1951)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 6, 1996–July 28, 1996.
Artist: Hans Speckaert (Netherlandish, Brussels ca. 1540–1577 Rome)Date: before 1577Medium: Pen and brown and ink, brush and brown ink, heightened with white gouache; on blue paperAccession: 1999.85On view in:Not on view