Pierre Crozat (?), French, 1665 - 1740
Source: in his sale catalogue, Paris, 1741, "L'Etude de la figure du Christ du tableau des cinq saints" was part of lot 105.
Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Dutch, 1726 - 1798
Source: according to The Lawrence Gallery, Ninth Exhibition, June 1836, p. 21, no. 56. Not identifiable in the Ploos van Amstel sale catalogue, Amsterdam, March 2, 1800.
Source: according to The Lawrence Gallery, Ninth Exhibition, June 1836, p. 21, no. 56.
Thomas Dimsdale, English, 1758-1823, possibly among the few sheets bought by Sir Thomas Lawrence in Dimsdale's lifetime or part of the Dimsdale's Collection bought en bloc by the dealer Samuel Woodburn after Dimsdale's death from his heirs and very shortly after sold to Sir Thomas Lawrence.
Source: according to The Lawrence Collection, Ninth Exhibition, June 1836, p. 21, no. 56.
Sir Thomas Lawrence, British, 1769 - 1830, after his death his whole collection was offered on favourable terms 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 bottom left corner, collection mark of Sir Thomas Lawrence (L. 2445)
Samuel Woodburn, English, 1786 - 1853, shown in the Ninth Exhibition of the Lawrence Gallery (June 1836) and selected by King William II.
Source: The Lawrence Gallery, Ninth Exhibition, p. 21, no. 56.
King William II of the Netherlands, Netherlandish, 1792-1849 [sold, Het Paleis, The Hague, August 12-20, 1850, lot 55, to his son-in-law the Grand Duke of Saxen-Weimar]
Source: Catalogue des Tableaux anciens et modernes [...] formant la Galerie de feu Sa Majeste Guillame II, 1850, p. 146, lot 55.
Grand Duke Charles Alexander of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Thuringia, German, 1818 - 1901 (Granducal Collection, Weimar), by descent to his heir (grandson), Wilhelm Ernest.
Source: handwritten notes on a copy of the Catalogue des Tableaux Anciens et Modernes [...] formant la Galerie de Feu Sa Majeste Guillaume II, Amsterdam, 1850, kept at the Getty Research Institute Library (classmark: 1850.Aug.12.HaDeW, p. 146)
Grand Duke Wilhelm Ernest of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, German, 1876 - 1923
possibly Schloßmuseum, (Weimar) / Weimar Museum
Source: listed as such in sale catalogue, Christie's, December 9, 1982, lot 17, but not documented.
Dr. Anton Schrafl [sold, Christie's, London, December 9, 1982, lot 17, to the J. Paul Getty Museum]