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Provenance

Count Giovanni Battista Costabili Containi I [d. 1841], Ferrara, Italia; by inheritance to his nephew, Count Giovanni Battista Costabili Containi II, Ferrara, until at least 1858. Dr. Gustavo Frizzoni [1840-1919], Milan, by 1877; by inheritance to Alberto Ginoulhiac, Milan, until at least 1930; Ing. Bonomi, Milan. (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence and Rome); sold March 1932 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[1] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1930
Exhibition of Italian Art: 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1930, no. 173 (no. 407 in commemorative catalogue published 1931; not in souvenir catalogue).
1935
Mostra del Correggio, Palazzo della Pilotta, Parma, 1935, no. 24, repro.
1979
Berenson and the Connoisseurship of Italian Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1979, no. 79, repro.
1986
The Age of Correggio and the Carracci: Emilian Painting of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Museo Civico, Bologna; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986-1987, no. 25, color repro.
2008
Correggio, Galleria Nazionale, Parma, 2008-2009, no. II.19, repro.
Bibliography
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 44, no. 194.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 243, repro. 87.
1944
Frankfurter, Alfred M. The Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1944: 57, repro.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 87, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 102, repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 307, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 31.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 25, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 82-83, fig. 204.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 80, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. Washington, 1979: I:136-137, II:pl. 95.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 219, no. 266, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 99, repro.
1991
Gingold, Diane J. and Elizabeth A.C. Weil. The Corporate Patron. New York, 1991: 130-131, color repro.