Sigismond Bardac, Paris, by 1913. (Duveen Brothers); purchased January 1914 by Peter A. B. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania; inheritance from the Estate of Peter A. B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park, 1942.
- Leman, Henri. Collection Sigismond Bardac; faiences italiennes du XVe siècle; objets de haute curiosité. Notices .... Paris, 1913, no. 18, repro., as Cafaggiolo, fifteenth century.
- Inventory of the Objects d'Art at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, The Estate of the Late P.A.B. Widener. Philadelphia, 1935: 54, as by Cafaggiolo, c. 1500.
- Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 12, as Caffagiolo, about 1500.
- Wilson, Carolyn C. Renaissance Small Bronze Sculpture and Associated Decorative Arts at the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1983: 116, no. 1, as Cafaggiolo, c. 1500.
- Distelberger, Rudolf, Alison Luchs, Philippe Verdier, and Timonthy H. Wilson. Western Decorative Arts, Part I: Medieval, Renaissance, and Historicizing Styles including Metalwork, Enamels, and Ceramics. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 1993: 120-122, repro. 120.
Earthenware, covered entirely in a whitish tin glaze. The painting is in blue, yellow, orange-brownish red, and green. There are three small kiln spur marks on the rim. The edge is rubbed and there is a crack from six o'clock to the center.