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across bottom: QVANTVM.HOMINI.FAS.EST.MIRA.LICET.ASSEQVAR.ARTE. / NIL.AGO:MORTALIS.EMVLOR.ARTE.DEOS. (Whatever a human being is permitted to, I attain through my prodigious art; yet, a mortal competing with gods, my effort is useless); lower left in triangle: O.P.[?]; lower right in triangle: NER
Marks and Labels
(Professor Luigi Grassi [1858-1940], Florence and Rome), by June 1911. (Arthur J. Sulley & Co., London), by September 1911; sold January 1912 to Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Philadelphia; inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; gift 1942 to NGA.
- A Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture Lent from American Collections, Art Institute of Chicago, 1933, no. 121, repro., as Portrait of a Woman.
- Berenson and the Connoisseurship of Italian Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1979, no. 34, repro.
- Art and Culture Around 1492, Monasterio de Santa Maria de las Cuevas, within the grounds of the Universal Exposition, Seville, 1992, no. 100, repro., as Portrait of a Young Woman.
- Renaissance Sienna: Art for a City, National Gallery, London, 2007-2008, no. 51, repro.
- Berenson, Bernard, and William Roberts. Pictures in the Collection of P.A.B. Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania: Early Italian and Spanish Schools. Philadelphia, 1916: unpaginated, repro.
- Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1923: unpaginated, repro.
- Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Thirty-five Portraits from American Collections." The Art News 29, no. 33 (1931): 4.
- Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1931: 150, repro.
- Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 6.
- Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959): 5, repro.
- Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 66
- Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 74, repro.
- Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 96.
- Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:16, color repro.
- European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 85, repro.
- European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 254, repro.
- Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:343-344, II:pl. 250
- Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 82, no. 35, color repro.
- European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 292, repro.
- Campbell, Lorne. Renaissance Portraits: European Portrait-Painting in the 14th, 15th, and 16th Centuries. New Haven, 1990: fig. 102, color fig. 103.
- Boskovits, Miklós, and David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 2003: 531-535, color repro.
- Rosenberg, Pierre. Only in America: One Hundred Paintings in American Museums Unmatched in European Collections. Milan, 2006: 48-49, 233, color fig.
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