Possibly Pope Paul V [Camillo Borghese, 1550-1621], Rome. Stefano Bardini [1836-1922]; (his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 5 June 1899, no. 175, bought in); (Bardini sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 27-30 May 1902, no. 108); Brawes. Charles Mannheim [1893-1910], Paris. (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 28 October 1911 to Peter A.B. Widener [1834-1915], Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from the Estate of Peter A. B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park; gift 1942 to NGA.
- Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 39.
- Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 10.
- Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: p.168.