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Inscription

on verso on wooden backing board from the old frame: Sir John Reade. Bart / at the Age of Eighteen- / done by, Rosalba, / at Vinice, [sic]

Provenance

Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi [1878-1955]; sold 15 July 1931 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1939 to NGA.

Bibliography
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 36, no. 177.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 243, repro. 83.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 238, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 24.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 17, repro.
1973
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XVI-XVIII Century. London, 1973: 134, fig. 262.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 56, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. Washington, 1979: I:124-125, II:pl. 85.
1992
Rosenfeld, Myra Nan. "La culture de Largillierre." Revue de l'art 98(1992): 50, 51,53, n. 74, fig. 14.