Probably commissioned c. 1518 by Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara. Purchased from an unknown collector or dealer in Siena by Bertram Arthur Talbot, 17th Earl of Shrewsbury [d. 1856], Alton Towers, Stafford, England; (Shrewsbury sale, Christie & Manson, London, 4 July 1857, no. 151). Sir John Charles Robinson [1824-1913], London; sold 1868 to Sir Francis Cook, 1st Bt. [1817-1901], Doughty House, Richmond, Surrey; by inheritance to his son, Sir Frederick Lucas Cook, 2nd Bt. [1844-1920], Doughty House; by inheritance to his son, Sir Herbert Frederick Cook, 3rd Bt. [1868-1939], Doughty House; by inheritance to his son, Sir Francis Ferdinand Maurice Cook, 4th Bt. [1907-1978], Doughty House, and Cothay Manor, Somerset; (Francis A. Drey, London); sold February 1947 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1952 to NGA.
Associated NamesChristie, Manson & Woods, Ltd.
Cook, 1st bt., Francis, Sir
Cook, 2nd bt., Frederick Lucas, Sir
Cook, 3rd bt., Herbert Frederick, Sir
Cook, 4th bt., Francis Ferdinand Maurice, Sir
Drey, Francis A.
Este, Duke of Ferrara, Alfonso I d'
Kress Foundation, Samuel H.
Robinson, John Charles, Sir
Talbot, 17th Earl Shrewsbury, Bertram Arthur
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