Abbot Luigi Celotti, Italian, 1765 - 1848, (?).
Source: according to The Lawrence Gallery catalogue, Fifth Exhibition, February 1836, p. 24, lot 70.
Sir Thomas Lawrence (L.2445, L.2446), British, 1769 - 1830, after his death, his whole collection was left to various representatives of the nation, but nobody accepted. The collection reverted in 1834 to Lawrence's executor, Archibald Keightley, who ceded the drawings the same year to the dealer Samuel Woodburn.
Source: at lower left corner (r), collection mark of Sir Thomas Lawrence (L. 2445).
Samuel Woodburn (L.2584), English, 1786 - 1853, shown in the Fifth Exhbition of the Lawrence Gallery (February 1836) and probably selected by King William II of Holland.
King William II of the Netherlands, Netherlandish, 1792 - 1849 [sold, Het Paleis, The Hague, August 12-20, 1850, part of lot 136, to his grand-son in law, the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach]
Source: Catalogue of William II of Holland's sale, 1850, lot 136.
Grand Duke Charles Alexander of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Thuringia, German, 1818 - 1901 (Granducal Collection, Weimar) [according to Trutty-Coohill and Pedretti 1993, sold in 1929]
Source: handwritten notes on a copy of the Catalogue des Tableaus Anciens et Modernes [...] formant la Galerie de feu Sa Majeste Guilliaume II, Amsterdam, 1950 (p. 22, no. 136) kept at the Getty Research Institute Library (classmark: 1850.Aug.12.HaDeW)
Source: Sotheby's sale catalogue, November 17, 1986, lot 3
John R. Gaines, American, 1928 - 2005 [sold, Sotheby's, New York, November 17, 1986, lot 3, bought by the J. Paul Getty Museum.]
Source: Sotheby's sale catalogue, November 17, 1986, lot 3.