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lower left, possibly an inventory number: F 23 [or possibly 25]

Provenance

Cardinal Carlo Barberini [d. 1704], Rome, by 1692/1704; by descent in the Barberini family, Rome;[1] (Gabriel Sonnino, New York);[2] sold 1952 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York; gift 1961 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1961
Art Treasures for America: An Anthology of Paintings & Sculpture in the Samuel H. Kress Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1961-1962, no. 133, repro.
1974
Breion de Lavergnée, Arnauld, and Jean-Pierre Cuzin, Valentin et les caravagesques francais, (Exh. cat. Galeries nationales du Grand Palais.) Paris, 1974: 204, 205, 226, 255 (French ed.); 198, 218, 248 (Italian ed.).
1982
France in the Golden Age: Seventeenth-Century French Paintings in American Collections, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago, 1982, no. 117, repro.
1982
Opperman, H. N. Jean-Baptiste Oudry 1686-1755. (Exh. cat. Galeries nationales du Grand Palais.) Paris, 1982: 335-336, no. 117, color repro.
1999
Caravaggio's 'The Taking of Christ': Saints and Sinners in Baroque Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1999, brochure, no. 5, repro.
2008
Simon Vouet (les années italiennes 1613/1617), Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes; Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie de Besançon, 2008-2009, no. 21, repro.
Bibliography
1935
Longhi, Roberto. “I pittori della realta in Francia.” L’Italia Letteraria (Jan. 19, 1935). Reprinted in Paragone 269 (July 1972): 1935 Longhi: 6, fig. 9; 1972 reprint: 10, fig. 8.

1943
Longhi, Roberto. “Ultimi studi sul Caravaggio e la Cerchia.” Proporzioni; studi di storia dell’arte 1 (1943): 32, 56 n. 76, fig. 75.
1951
Pauwels, Henri. “Nieuwe Toeschrijvingen bij het oeuvre van Hendrik Ter Brugghen.” Gentse
Bijdragen tot de Kunstgeschiedenis
13 (1951): 161 – 162, fig. 5.
1954
Zeri, Federico. La galleria e la collezione Barberini. Rome, 1954: 7, no. 89, repro.
1955
Réau, Louis. Iconographie de l’art chrétien. 3 vols. Paris, 1955 – 1959: 3, part 2(1958):748.
1956
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection Acquired by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation 1951-56. Introduction by John Walker, text by William E. Suida and Fern Rusk Shapley. National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1956: 202, no. 80, repro.
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): 16-17, repro.
1958
Nicolson, Benedict. Hendrick Terbrugghen. London, 1958: 130, no. E118.
1958
Picart, Yves. La vie et l’oeuvre de Simon Vouet. 2 vols. Paris, 1958 – 1962: 1 (1958): 25, no. 9.
1959
Manning, Robert L. “Some Important
Manning, Robert L. “Some Important Paintings by Simon Vouet in America.” In Studies
in the History of Art Dedicated to William E. Suida on His Eightieth Birthday
. New York, 1959: 294, fig. 1.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 336, repro.
1961
Walker, John, Guy Emerson, and Charles Seymour. Art Treasures for America: An Anthology of Paintings & Sculpture in the Samuel H. Kress Collection. London, 1961: 141-142, repro. pl. 133.
1962
Crelly, William R. The Painting of Simon Vouet, New Haven and London, 1962: 43-44, 47, 222, no.153, fig. 25.
1965
Dargent, Georgette, and Jacques Thuillier. “Simon Vouet en Italie: essai de
catalogue critique.” SaggMem 4 (1965): 43 – 44, no. A15, pl. 32.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 138
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 125, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 370, repro.
1975
Lavin, Marilyn Aronberg. Seventeenth-Century Barberini Documents and Inventories of Art.
New York, 1975: 441, VI.inv.92–04, no. 337.
1975
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 312 – 313, no. 412, color repro.
1977
Eisler, Colin. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: European Schools Excluding Italian. Oxford, 1977: 259-261, fig. 244.
1979
Nicolson, Benedict. The International
Caravaggesque Movement: Lists of Pictures by Caravaggio and His Followers throughout Europe from 1590 to 1650
. Oxford, 1979: 109.
1979
Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 71, pl. 57.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 313, no. 409, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 429, repro.
1992
Schleier, Erich. “Lanfranco, Perrier, Simon et Aubin Vouet: quelques points de contact.” In Loire 1992: 212.
1992
Walmsley, Elizabeth, and Diane De Grazia. "A propos des radiographs du Saint Jérôme et l'ange de la National Gallery of Art de Washington." In Simon Vouet: Actes du colloque international, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, 5-6-7 février 1991. Stéphane Loire, ed. Paris, 1992: 107-122.
1997
Bon Valsassina, Caterina. “Una proposta per il periodo romano di Simon Vouet.” In Scritti in onore di Alessandro Marabottini. Ed. Gioacchino Barbera, Teresa Pugliatti, and Caterina Zappia. Rome, 1997: 187 – 192, fig. 2.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 182, no. 142, color repro.
2009
Conisbee, Philip, et al. French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2009: no. 96, 455-460, color repro.
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