Mina Gregori. 70 pitture e sculture del '600 e '700 fiorentino. Exh. cat., Palazzo Strozzi. Florence, 1965, pp. 45–46, under no. 10, accepts the attribution to Dandini; mentions other versions; notes connection with Domenico Feti and Sigismondo Coccapani.
Mina Gregori. "Cesare Dandini pittore del '600 fiorentino." Comma 5 (August–September 1969), p. 10, ill. p. 9 (color, reversed).
Joan Nissman in Florentine Baroque Art from American Collections. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1969, pp. 37–38, no. 30, fig. 15.
Claus Virch. "Reports of the Departments 1969-1970: European Paintings." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 29 (October 1970), pp. 76–77, ill.
Federico Zeri with the assistance of Elizabeth E. Gardner. Italian Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Florentine School. New York, 1971, pp. 212–13, ill., attribute it to Dandini, in his middle period; list other versions.
Everett Fahy. "Florentine Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum: An Exhibition and a Catalogue." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 29 (June 1971), p. 443, ill., describes it as remarkable for its vibrant colors; notes that, instead of having loose brushwork typical of most Italian Baroque paintings, this one is tightly composed with a strong linear design.
Everett Fahy. "Letter from New York: Florentine Paintings at the Metropolitan." Apollo 94 (August 1971), p. 153, fig. 8.
Anthony M. Clark in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, p. 88, ill.
Mina Gregori in La pittura in Italia: il Seicento. Ed. Mina Gregori and Erich Schleier. revised and expanded ed. Milan, 1989, vol. 1, p. 317; vol. 2, p. 954, seems to associate this work with Dandini's "Charity" from the Casino Mediceo, near San Marco, Florence, of 1634.
Francesca Baldassari. La pittura del Seicento a Firenze: indice degli artisti e delle loro opere. [London?], 2009, p. 255.
Svetlana Vsevolozskaja. Museo Statale Ermitage: la pittura italiana del Seicento. Milan, 2010, p. 212, under no. 55.