Inscription

lower right: L. Lotus. / 1523

Provenance

Count Morlani, Bergamo. Ing. Bonomi, Milan. (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence and Rome); sold 1937 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1938
Special Exhibition of Venetian Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection, Seattle Art Museum; Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, August-October 1938, no cat.
1938
Venetian Paintings of the 15th & 16th Centuries, M. Knoedler and Company, New York, April 1938, no. 10, repro.
1997
Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti, Bergamo; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 1997-1999, no. 20, repro.
Bibliography
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 115, no. 399.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 247, repro. 138.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 98, repro.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 158, repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 303, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 78.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 68, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 161-162, fig. 390.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 202, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:280-281, II:pl. 190
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 191, no. 220, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 235, repro.
1997
Lorenzo Lotto: Rediscovered Master of the Renaissance. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington; Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti, Bergamo; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 1997-1999: no. 20.
1998
Colalucci, Francesco. Bergamo Negli Anni di Lotto: Pittura, Guerra e Società. Bergamo, 1998: 179-181, repro.
2013
Acres, Alfred. Renaissance Invention and the Haunted Infancy. London and Turnhout, 2013: 127, 128, fig. 98.