Workshop of Tiziano Vecellio, called Titian
oil on canvas
53 1/2 by 71 5/8 in.; 135.9 by 181.9 cm.
Possibly Gonzaga Castle at Novellara;
Acquired by Francois Raymond, agent of Napolean's army in Italy, in 1796-1797;
Princess Galitzine (this and the above according to Suida 1935, p. 17), by 1885;
Possibly Russian Corporation, New York, 1920;
Lucerne Art trade, 1935;
Ernst Plancha, Lucerne, 1962;
Acquired by the family of the present owner circa 1970.
Academia de San Fernando, Madrid, 1877 (according to Suida 1935, p. 175).
W. Suida, Le Titien, Paris 1935, pp. 117-118, 175, reproduced, plate 211 (as Titian);
H. Wethey, The Paintings of Titian, vol. III, London 1975, p. 210, cat. no. X-11.