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Provenance

Reportedly in Portugal by 1911;[1] Leouzon le Duc collection, Paris; purchased 20 February 1922 by (Jacques Seligmann et Cie, Paris and New York); sold November 1924 to Albert J. Kobler [c. 1886-1936], New York;[2] sold 22 August 1930 to William Randolph Hearst [1863-1951], New York; sold 18 April 1940 to (French and Co., New York); [3] sold before 1945 to Dr. Preston Pope Satterwhite [1867-1948], New York; sold 31 January 1945 to (French and Co., New York); sold 29 November 1949 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York, as Franco-Portuguese, c. 1510;[4] gift by exchange 1952 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1939
Masterpieces of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture from 1300-1800, New York World's Fair, 1939, no. 419, as St. Barbara, holding a Chalice with the Host by French School of Troyes.
1949
On loan to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1949-1952.
2008
Hearst the Collector, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2008-2009, no. 125, repro.
Bibliography
1951
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1945-1951. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1951: 240, no. 107, repro., as Franco-Portuguese School, early 16th century.
1958
French and Co. Inc., Inaugural Exhibition, October 1958. Text by Yolanda LeWitter. New York, 1958: unpaginated, repro., as Franco-Portuguese.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 426, repro., as Franco-Portuguese School, early 16th century.
1961
Seligman, Germain. Merchants of Art. New York, 1961: 87-88, pl. 28, as French, sixteenth century.
1964
Eisler, Colin. Review of Seligman, Germain. Merchants of Art. New York, 1961. In Art Bulletin 46 (1964): 117, as "Franco-Portuguese, sixteenth century."
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 156, as Franco-Portuguese, sixteenth century.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: repro. 138.
1976
Middeldorf, Ulrich. Sculptures from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools XIV-XIX Century. London, 1976: 122, figs. 205-207, as Portuguese, nineteenth century (?).
1976
Pope-Hennessy, John. "A Quota of Masterpieces." Apollo 104 (1976): 72.
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 95, repro.