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Provenance

Baron Gustave Salomon de Rothschild [1829-1911], Paris; possibly by inheritance to his son-in-law, Edward Albert Sassoon, 2nd bt. [1856-1912], London;[1] probably by inheritance to his son, Sir Philip Albert Gustave David Sassoon, 3rd bt. [d. 1939], London, until at least 1921.[2] (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London and New York); sold to Ralph Harman [1873-1931] and Mary Batterman [d. 1951] Booth, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, by 1926;[3] gift 1946 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1926
Third Loan Exhibition of Old Masters, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1926, no. 9.
1927
Fifth Loan Exhibition of Old and Modern Masters, Detroit Institute of Arts, 1927, no. 7.
1930
Exhibition of Italian Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1930, no. 314, as Portrait of a Boy (no. 310 and pl. CXVII in commemorative catalogue published 1931; not in souvenir catalogue).
1933
A Century of Progess Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago, June-November 1933, no. 106.
1933
Sixteenth Loan Exhibition of Old Masters. Italian Paintings of the XIV to XVI Century, Detroit Institute of Arts, March 1933, no. 86
1939
Masterpieces of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture from 1300-1800, New York World's Fair, 1939, no. 14, pl. 25.
Bibliography
1948
"Gifts from the Booth Collection." The Connoisseur 122 (1948): 40.
1948
Recent Additions to the Ralph and Mary Booth Collection. Washington, 1948: unpaginated, repro.
1949
"Ralph and Mary Booth Bequest in der National Gallery of Art, Washington." Phoebus 2, no. 2 (1949): 72, repro.
1950
"Old Masters in America: Important Gifts to the National Gallery, Washington" The Illustrated London News (September 16, 1950): 449, repro.
1951
Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: repro. 67.
1952
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Great Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1952: 62, color repro.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 69.
1960
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Later Italian Painting in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 1960 (Booklet Number Six in Ten Schools of Painting in the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.): 12, color repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 301, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 16.
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 1:140, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 9, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 32, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:74-75, II:pl. 48
1979
Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 37, pl. 20.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 227, no. 284, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 51, repro.
2003
Boskovits, Miklós, and David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 2003: 143-145, color repro.