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Provenance

Probably John Smith-Barry [b. 1725], Marbury Hall, Northwich, Cheshire;[1] by inheritance to his son, James Hugh Smith-Barry [1748/1749-1801], Marbury Hall; by inheritance to his illegitimate son, John Smith-Barry [1793-1837], Marbury Hall; by inheritance to his son, James Hugh Smith-Barry [1816-1856], Marbury Hall; by inheritance to his son, Arthur Hugh Smith-Barry, 1st [and last] baron Barrymore [1843-1925], Marbury Hall; (his estate sale, Sotheby's, London, 21 June 1933, no. 89, as by Mantegna); acquired by Borenius for (Duveen Brothers, Inc., London, New York, and Paris);[2] sold March 1937 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York;[3] gift 1939 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1909
National Loan Exhibition, Grafton Galleries, London, 1909-1910, no. 88.
2008
Correggio e l'antico, Museo Galleria di Villa Borghese, Rome, 2008, no. 1, repro.
2008
Mantegna, 1431-1506, Musée du Louvre, Paris, 2008-2009, no. 185, repro.
Bibliography
1941
Duveen Brothers. Duveen Pictures in Public Collections of America. New York, 1941: no. 79, repro., as by Andrea Mantegna.
1941
Preliminary Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 121-122, no. 377, as by Andrea Mantegna.
1942
Book of Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 247, repro. 145, as by Andrea Mantegna.
1945
Paintings and Sculpture from the Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1945 (reprinted 1947, 1949): 86, repro., as by Andrea Mantegna.
1959
Paintings and Sculpture from the Samuel H. Kress Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1959: 134, repro., as by Andrea Mangtegna.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 82, as by Andrea Mantegna.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 73, repro., as by Andrea Mantegna.
1968
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Paintings from the Samuel H. Kress Collection: Italian Schools, XV-XVI Century. London, 1968: 26, fig. 59.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 214, repro., as by Andrea Mantegna.
1979
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Catalogue of the Italian Paintings. 2 vols. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1979: I:300-301, II:pl. 214, as by Andrea Mantegna.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 248, repro.
2003
Boskovits, Miklós, and David Alan Brown, et al. Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century. The Systematic Catalogue of the National Gallery of Art. Washington, D.C., 2003: 448-451, color repro.