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Provenance

Carmelite convent of Nuestra Señora de los Remedios, Seville, from 1675 until 1810 or 1835.[1] private collection, Italy, from c. 1960; purchased 17 October 2003 through (Patricia Wengraf Ltd., London) by NGA.

Bibliography
2003
Richard, Paul. "'Saint John,' Renouncing Tradition.' Washington Post (October 19, 2003): N12.
2003
"Statue of John of the Cross Acquired by NGA." Art Daily (Thursday, October 23, 2003).
2004
"Contemporary art leads museum acquisitions in 2003." The Art Newspaper (April 2004).
2004
Culligan, Kevin. "St. John of the Cross." National Catholic Reporter (April 2, 2004): 81, repro.
2004
Luciano, Eleonora. "Gifts and Acquisitions." National Gallery of Art Bulletin 31 (Spring 2004): 7, repro.
2005
Peña, José Roda. "A 'St John of the Cross' attributed to Francisco Antonio Gijón: a recent acquisition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington." The Burlington Magazine (May 2005): 304-309, color repro.
2010
Dávila-Armero del Arenal, Alvaro, José Carlos Pérez Morales, and Carlos Maria López-Fe y Figueroa. Francisco Antonio Ruiz Gijón. Vol. 5, Grandes Maestros Andaluces, ed. Enrique F. Pareja López. Seville, 2010: 160-165, 179, 183, repro.
2015
"Art for the Nation: The Story of the Patrons' Permanent Fund." National Gallery of Art Bulletin, no. 53 (Fall 2015):22, repro.