Louis Réau. "Une collection de primitifs français en Amérique." Gazette des beaux-arts, 5th ser., 13 (January 1926), ill. p. 3, as a work of Corneille de Lyon.
Louis Réau in Catalogue of a Loan Exhibition of French Primitives. Exh. cat., New York. New York, 1927, p. 164, no. 76, ill., as by Corneille de Lyon.
Louis Réau in The Michael Friedsam Collection. [completed 1928], p. 186.
Bryson Burroughs and Harry B. Wehle. "The Michael Friedsam Collection: Paintings." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 27, section 2 (November 1932), p. 14, no. 13, groups it under the heading, "Other Corneille de Lyon Portraits".
Millia Davenport. The Book of Costume. New York, 1948, vol. 2, p. 481, no. 1281, ill. p. 480.
Charles Sterling. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Catalogue of French Paintings. Vol. 1, XV–XVIII Centuries. Cambridge, Mass., 1955, p. 58, ill., catalogues it as by an "Unknown Painter, 1570"; observes that the artist was certainly influenced by Corneille de Lyons, though one need not assume that the picture was painted in Lyons as Corneille's influence was already widespread by 1570, the inscribed date.