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Commissioned c. 1522 by Gerolamo Rabia for either the Casa Rabia, Milan, or his country house, La Pelucca, near Monza.[1] Michele Cavaleri, Milan; sold 1873 to Enrico (Henri) Cernuschi [1821-1896], Paris and Menton, until at least 1895.[2] (Charles Sedelmeyer, Paris), by 1897.[3] Rodolphe Kann [d. 1905], Paris, by 1900;[4] his estate; sold 1907 to (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris); sold 1942 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[5] gift 1943 to NGA.

Exhibition History
Recent Additions to the Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1946, no. 721.
Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Luini Frescos That Bring the Renaissance to Life." Art News34, no. 12 (21 December 1940):8.
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 105, repro.
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 79.
National Gallery of Art. European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. Washington, 1968: 69, repro.
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 141-142, fig. 340.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 204, repro.
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: 1:285-288; 2:pl. 197.
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 195, no. 224, color repro.
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 237, repro.
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