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Inscription

lower right: M. BASAITI / P., painted over the original signature MARCHVS / BAXAITI P.

Provenance

Contessa di Breganze, Venice.[1] (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi [1878-1955], Florence and Rome); sold 1934 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: 16-17, no. 255.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 244, repro. 64.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 145, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 10.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 3, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 154, fig. 374.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 18, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:29-30, II: repro. pl. 18
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 219, no. 271, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 36, repro.