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old label reverse: Reçu de Monsieur L. Lebeuf de Mongermont la somme / de neuf mille francs pour payment d'un tableau / peint par Garofolo représentant le lavement des / pieds des apôtres, dont quittance Paris le 21 Mai 1870 / Provenant de la vente du Prince Poniastowski [sic] - F. Nieuwenhuys.

Provenance

Probably Cardinal Ludovico Ludovisi [1595-1632], Villa Ludovisi at Porta Pinciana, Rome, by 1623, and Niccolò Ludovisi, Prince of Piombo [1613-1664], until 1664.[1] Prince Joseph Poniatowski [1816-1873], Paris; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 25 March 1867, no. 6); probably purchased by (François Niewenhuys, Paris); purchased 21 May 1870 by Alfred Louis Lebeuf de Montgermont [1841-1918], Paris;[2] by descent in his family; (sale, Sotheby's, Monaco, 7-8 December 1990, no. 5); private collection; (sale, Sotheby's, New York, 11 January 1996, no. 44, bought in); private collection; purchased 28 February 2001 through (Hall & Knight Ltd., New York and London) by NGA.

Bibliography
1903
Néoustroieff, A. "I Quadri Italliani nella collezione del Duca G.N. von Leuchtenberg dit Pietroburgo." Arte VI (November/December 1903): 329-346, repro. 333.
1993
Baraldi, Anna Maria Fioravanti. Il Garofalo: Benvenuto Tisi, Pittore (c. 1476-1559). Rimini, 1993: no. 112, repro.