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Provenance

Mameli, Rome.[1] William Jones, Clytha Park, Gwent, Wales; (his sale, Christie & Manson, London, 8 May 1852, no. 65).[2] (Thomas [Tomás] Harris, London), by 1930;[3] purchased by Godfrey Locker-Lampson [1875-1946], Barlborough Hall, Derbyshire, and London, by 1937;[4] purchased by (Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence);[5] sold September 1938 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[6] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1940
Four Centuries of Venetian Painting, Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio, 1940, no. 70, repro., as Saint Jerome.
Bibliography
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 211, no. 438.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 248, repro. 206.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 146, repro.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 136.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 124, repro.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 48-49, fig. 110.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 366, repro.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:535-536, II:pl. 372
1979
Sutton, Denys. "Robert Langton Douglas. Part IV." Apollo 109 (July 1979): 7-8 [199-200], 12 [204] fig. 21.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 426, 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: 675-679, color repro.