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Provenance

Purchased March 1863 in Rome by William Wilson Corcoran [1798-1888]; gift 1873 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by National Gallery of Art.

Bibliography
1874
Corcoran Gallery of Art. Catalogue of the Paintings and Statuary of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, 1874: 6, no. 3 in Octagon Room.
1881
Macleod, William. Catalogue of the Paintings, Statuary, Casts, Bronzes, &c. of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, 1881: Octagon Room, no. 4.
1882
Macleod, William. Catalogue of the Paintings, Statuary, Casts, Bronzes, &c. of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, 1882: 63, Octagon Room, no. 4.
1887
Macleod, William. Catalogue of the Paintings, Statuary, Casts, Bronzes, &c. of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, 1887: 71, Octagon Room, no. 4.
1892
Corcoran Gallery of Art. The Corcoran Gallery of Art Catalogue. Washington, 1892: 88, no. 2019.
2002
Badder, Susan. "The Veiled Nun." In A Capital Collection: Masterworks from the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Edited by Eleanor Heartney. London, 2002: 21, 46-47, repro., as by Giuseppe Croff.
2002
Finn, David, with Susan Joy Slack. Sculpture at the Corcoran: Photographs by David Finn. Washington, 2002: 38-39, repro., as by Giuseppe Croff.
2013
Strong, Lisa. "'The Veiled Nun' Unveiled." In [email protected] School, posted 13 June 2013 at http://unveiled.corcoran.gwu.edu/blog/the-veiled-nun-unveiled/ (accessed 10 May 2017).