deposited by Tiepolo and his son Giuseppe Maria Tiepolo in the Somaschi Convent, Santa Maria della Salute, Venice; Conte Leopoldo Ciognara; by exchange to Antonio Canova [1757-1822], Venice; his half brother Giambattista Sartori-Canova; Francesco Pesaro, Venice; purchased 1842 by Edward Cheney [1803-1884], London; his brother in law, Colonel Alfred Capel-Cure; (his sale, Sotheby's, London, 20 April 1885, no. 1024); (E. Parsons and Sons); (P.&D. Colnaghi, London); Richard Owen, Paris; Mrs. Vincent; (sold, Sotheby's, London, 6 July 1967, no. 21, repro.); John and Paul Herring; (Rosenberg and Stiebel Gallery, New York); (Herman Shickman Gallery, New York); acquired 1982 by NGA.
- The Glory of Venice: Art in the Eighteenth Century, Royal Academy of Arts, London, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, 182, 183, 496, no. 101 (repro. p. 183, color)(entry by Colin Harrison).
- The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 67.
- The Glory of Venice. Exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museo del Settecento Veneziano - Ca'Rezzonico, Venice; Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, 1994-1995: 496, no. 101.