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Provenance

Alexis-François Artaud de Montor [1772-1849], Paris, acquired probably during his stay in Florence between 1805 and 1808;[1] (his sale, Hôtel des vents mobilières, Paris, 16-17 January 1851, no. 115, as by Masaccio). (John Hahn, Paris).[2] (Jules Féral, Paris); purchased June 1936 by (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York);[3] purchased 15 December 1936 by The A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Pittsburgh;[4] gift 1937 to NGA.

Exhibition History
2011
The Portrait in Renaissance Italy: From Masaccio to Bellini, Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2011-2012, no. 3, repro. (shown only in New York).
Bibliography
1941
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 32, repro., as by Masaccio.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 125, no. 14, as by Masaccio.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 239, repro. 149, as by Masaccio.
1944
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 20, color repro., as by Masaccio.
1949
Paintings and Sculpture from the Mellon Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1949 (reprinted 1953 and 1958): 11, repro., as by Masaccio.
1956
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1956: 16, repro., as by Masaccio.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 70, repro., as by Masaccio.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 84, as by Masaccio.
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:20, color repro., as by Masaccio.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 74, repro., as by Masaccio.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 216, repro., as by Masaccio.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. Washington, 1979: 1:181-182, 2:pl. 126.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 74, no. 18, color repro., as by Masaccio.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 153, repro.
2003
Boskovits, Miklós, David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 2003: 453-457, color repro., as by Masaccio.
2014
Staderini, Andrea. "Alexis-François Artaud de Montor (Parigi, 1772-1849)." In La fortuna dei primitivi: tesori d'arte dalle collezioni Italiane fra Sette e Ottocento. Edited by Angelo Tartuferi and Gianluca Tormen. Exh. cat. Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence. Florence and Milan, 2014: 426, fig. 5.