Apollo 120 (October 1984), p. 13, ill. (color), in an advertisement for the Leger Galleries, calls it "Flora and Zephyr" and dates it about 1732.
Venetian Eighteenth-Century Painting. Exh. cat., Thos. Agnew & Sons Ltd. London, 1985, p. 6, under no. 1, refers to it as "Cupid and Psyche".
Keith Christiansen in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1984–1985. New York, 1985, pp. 26–27, ill., notes the influence of Correggio and also mentions that the picture anticipates Boucher's mature Rococo style.
Leslie Hennessey. Letter to Keith Christiansen. June 20, 1985, dates it during Amigoni's stay in England (1729–39), about 1732, when he was also working at Moor Park.
Master Paintings: Recent Acquisitions. Exh. cat., Thos. Agnew and Sons Ltd. London, 1989, p. 4, under no. 1.
Important Paintings by Old Masters. Christie's, New York. January 11, 1991, p. 98, under no. 54.
Leger Galleries. Leger: A Century of Art Dealing, 1892–1992. London, 1992, pp. 24–25, ill. (color).
Annalisa Scarpa Sonino. Jacopo Amigoni. Soncino, 1994, pp. 80, 82, no. 11, ill. p. 83 (color), calls it and its pendant, Venus and Adonis (whereabouts unknown), typical of Amigoni's English period, comparing them with his Jupiter and Io made for Moor Park; discusses the subject, deciding that Flora and Zephyr is more likely than Cupid and Psyche.
Rodolfo Pallucchini. La pittura nel Veneto: il Settecento. Vol. 1, Milan, 1995, p. 113, colorpl. 161.
Giorgio Fossaluzza in Splendori del Settecento veneziano. Ed. Giovanna Nepi Sciré and Giandomenico Romanelli. Exh. cat., Ca' Rezzonico, Venice. Milan, 1995, p. 138, no. 23, ill. pp. 40 (detail) and 139 (color).
Old Master Paintings / Evening. Sotheby's, London. December 5, 2007, p. 168, mentions it in the entry for another version of this subject by Amigoni; mistakenly implies that this picture's former pendant [see Notes] is also in the Metropolitan Museum's collection.
Important Old Master and 19th Century Paintings from the Collection of J. E. Safra. Sotheby's, New York. January 26, 2011, pp. 34, 36, fig. 1 (color), under no. 11, adds to the early provenance of the two pendants.
Old Master Paintings and Sculpture. Sotheby's, New York. January 26, 2012, p. 122, under no. 192.
Michel Delon, ed. The Libertine: The Art of Love in Eighteenth-Century France. New York, 2013, ill. p. 255 (color).