Provenance

William Blundell Spence [1815-1900], Florence, by c. 1860; sold February 1861 to William Schomberg Robert Kerr, 8th marquess of Lothian [1832-1870], Newbattle Abbey, Dalkeith, Scotland;[1] by inheritance to his brother, Schomberg Henry Kerr, 9th marquess of Lothian [1833-1900], Newbattle Abbey; by inheritance to his son, Robert Schomberg Kerr, 10th marquess of Lothian [1874-1930], Newbattle Abbey; by inheritance to his cousin, Philip Henry Kerr, 11th marquess of Lothian [1882-1940], Newbattle Abbey;[2] (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold 1940 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[3] gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1865
International Exhibition of Arts and Manufactures, Dublin, 1865, no. 103 (under Paintings).
1883
Works of Old Masters, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1883, no. 539.
1885
Exhibition of Works by the Old Masters. Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1885, no. 235, as by Filippo Lippi.
1893
Exhibition of Early Italian Art From 1300 to 1550, New Gallery, London, 1893-1894, no. 80, as by Filippo Lippi.
Bibliography
1941
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: nos. 108-109, repros.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 106-107, no. 537.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 250, repro. 130.
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 31, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 72, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 75.
1966
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XIII-XV Century. London, 1966: 135-136, fig. 370.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 66, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 196, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:260, II:pl. 176
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 97, no. 56, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 229, repro.
2003
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: 374-378, color repro.