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Provenance

Art market, Italy; exported from Milan probably between 1792 and 1835 and in any case not later than 1859-1860;[1] Arthur L. Nicholson, London, by 1915;[2] (Arthur U. Newton Galleries, New York), by 1936;[3] purchased April 1945 by the Samuel H. Kress Collection, New York;[4] gift 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1936
Old Masters' Exhibition, Arthur U. Newton Galleries, New York, 1936.
1939
Exhibition of Paintings from the Arthur U. Newton Galleries, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1939, no. 1.
1941
10th Anniversary 1931-1941, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Maryland, 1941, no. 10.
1946
Recent Additions to the Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. 781.
1998
Ambrogio da Fossano detto il Bergognone. Un pittore per la Certosa, Museo Civico del Castello Visconteo, Pavia, 1998, no. 39, repro.
Bibliography
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 85, repro.
1946
Frankfurter, Alfred M. Supplement to the Kress Collection in the National Gallery. New York, 1946: 45, repro.
1951
Einstein, Lewis. Looking at Italian Pictures in the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1951: 62-64, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 172, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 16.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 9, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 20-21, fig. 43.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 36, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:78-79, II:pl. 51
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 47, repro.
1988
Wheeler, Marion, ed. His Face--Images of Christ in Art: Selections from the King James Version of the Bible. New York, 1988: 128, no. 103, color 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: 126-129, color repro.