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Provenance

Purchased 1895 in Italy by Max Chabrières-Arlès, Lyon. Clarence H. Mackay [1874-1938], Roslyn, New York, by 1926;[1] his estate; sold through (Jacques Seligmann and Co., New York) to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris);[2] purchased 1939 by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1913
Exposition d'Objets d'Art du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance, Hotel de Sagan, Paris, 1913, unnumbered catalogue, pl. VII.
2009
Tullio Lombardo and Venetian High Renaissance Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2009, no. 9, repro.
Bibliography
1926
Valentiner, W.R. The Clarence H. Mackay Collection. New York, 1926: no. 18, as by Pietro Lombardo, repro.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 227, no. A-47, as A Singing Angel.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 254, repro. 230, as A Singing Angel.
1944
Duveen Brothers, Inc. Duveen Sculpture in Public Collections of America: A Catalog Raisonné with illustrations of Italian Renaissance Sculptures by the Great Masters which have passed through the House of Duveen. New York, 1944: figs. 151-153, as Singing Angel.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 194, repro., as A Singing Angel.
1949
Seymour, Charles. Masterpieces of Sculpture from the National Gallery of Art. Washington and New York, 1949: 180, note 40, repro. 124-126, as A Singing Angel.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 414, repro., as A Singing Angel.
1961
Walker, John, Guy Emerson, and Charles Seymour. Art Treasures for America: An Anthology of Paintings & Sculpture in the Samuel H. Kress Collection. London, 1961:, 56, repro. pl. 49
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 161, as A Singing Angel.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 142, repro., as A Singing Angel.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 57.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 632, no. 989, repro., as A Singing Angel.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 138, repro.
2000
National Gallery of Art Special Issue. Connaissance des Arts. Paris, 2000:59.