The present composition evidently enjoyed considerable publicity, since it is known in several other autograph versions: in The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia;2 in The Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest;3 in Ampleforth Abbey, Yorkshire;4 and in a work sold at Sotheby's in New York, 25 January 2017, lot 27, for $400,000 hammer price.5
1. Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, inv. no. 52-25; see E.W. Rowlands, Italian paintings 1300-1800. The collections of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City 1996, pp. 215-26, cat. no. 25, reproduced in colour p. 217.
2. Inv. no. 71.459, 152 by 118 cm.; see D. Weller, Saints and Sinners, Darkness and Light: Caravaggio and his Dutch and Flemish Followers, exh. cat., Norfolk 1998, p. 152, cat. no. 26, reproduced.
3. Inv. no. 731, 181 by 141 cm.; see Weller 1998, p. 154, under cat. no. 26, reproduced fig. 1.
4. 176.5 by 141 cm.; photograph kept in the Witt Library, The Courtauld Institute, London.
5. 190 by 149.5 cm.
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