J[oseph]. A[rcher]. Crowe and G[iovanni]. B[attista]. Cavalcaselle. A History of Painting in North Italy: Venice, Padua, Vicenza, Verona, Ferrara, Milan, Friuli, Brescia, from the Fourteenth to the Sixteenth Century. London, 1871, vol. 2, p. 486, as in the Barker collection, London; attribute it to an imitator of Palma, possibly Bernardino Licinio or Cariani; note that it was once in the Manfrini palace, Venice.
A[lfred]. G[eorge]. Temple et al. A Catalogue of Pictures Forming the Collection of Lord and Lady Wantage. London, 1905, pp. vii, 119, no. 173, ill. opp. p. 119 (framed) and between pp. 118 and 119 (detail), as at Lockinge House; attribute it to Palma Vecchio, but suggest that it may have been finished by another artist, possibly Cariani; state that it was purchased at the Dudley sale in 1892.
Victoria Manners. "Lady Wantage's Collection of Pictures: Part IV." Connoisseur 28 (October 1910), pp. 76, 78, ill. p. 75, attributes it to Palma Vecchio "or one of his school".
J[oseph]. A[rcher]. Crowe and G[iovanni]. B[attista]. Cavalcaselle. A History of Painting in North Italy: Venice, Padua, Vicenza, Verona, Ferrara, Milan, Friuli, Brescia, from the Fourteenth to the Sixteenth Century. Ed. Tancred Borenius. 2nd ed. [1st ed. 1871]. London, 1912, vol. 3, pp. 380–81, Borenius notes that it is in the collection of Lady Wantage, Lockinge House.
Algernon Graves. Art Sales from Early in the Eighteenth Century to Early in the Twentieth Century. Vol. 2, H to Reme. London, 1921, p. 309, lists Agnew as the buyer at the Dudley sale in 1892.
A[rthur]. T[homas]. L[oyd]. Guide to the Pictures at Lockinge House. Wantage, 1928, p. 37, no. 173, as possibly by Bernardino Licinio.
Bernhard Berenson. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. Oxford, 1932, p. 284, lists it as by Bernardino Licinio, in the collection of A. Thomas Loyd, Lockinge House, Wantage.
Bernhard Berenson. Pitture italiane del rinascimento. Milan, 1936, p. 244.
Bernard Berenson. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Venetian School. London, 1957, vol. 1, p. 97, as formerly in the Wantage collection.
Luisa Vertova. "Bernardino Licinio." I pittori bergamaschi dal XIII al XIX secolo: il Cinquecento. Bergamo, 1975, vol. 1, pp. 421, 463, no. 54, ill., attributes it to Licinio.
Important Paintings by Old Masters. Christie's, New York. January 18, 1984, p. 105, no. 136, ill. (color), as by Bonifazio Veronese, with a note that the attribution is by Roger Rearick.
Andrea Bayer. "North of the Apennines: Sixteenth-Century Italian Painting in Venice and the Veneto." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 63 (Summer 2005), p. 38, ill. (color).