Until 1985, private collection; 1985, purchased by Shelby White and Leon Levy through Sotheby’s London; acquired in 1986, gift of Shelby White and Leon Levy.
Sotheby's, London. 1985. Ancient glass, Egyptian, Middle Eastern, Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities. December 9, 1985. lot 142.
Anderson, Maxwell. 1986. "Recent Acquisitions: A Selection 1985-1986." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, : p. 8.
Zanker, Paul. 2016. Roman Portraits: Sculptures in Stone and Bronze in the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 82, pp. 218–19, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.