Harry B. Wehle. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Catalogue of Italian, Spanish, and Byzantine Paintings. New York, 1940, p. 99, ill. (obverse), attributes it to an unknown Sienese painter of the late 15th century; relates it to a predella in the Pinacoteca Nazionale, Siena, then thought to be by Pacchiarotti (no. 421; now attributed to Orioli).
Burton B. Fredericksen and Federico Zeri. Census of Pre-Nineteenth-Century Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections. Cambridge, Mass., 1972, pp. 58, 288, 379, 393, 606, as by Cozzarelli.
Federico Zeri with the assistance of Elizabeth E. Gardner. Italian Paintings: A Catalogue of the Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sienese and Central Italian Schools. New York, 1980, p. 57, pls. 82 (obverse), 83 (reverse), attribute it to Pacchiarotti and tentatively date it about 1490–95.
Mojmír S. Frinta. "Part I: Catalogue Raisonné of All Punch Shapes." Punched Decoration on Late Medieval Panel and Miniature Painting. Prague, 1998, p. 223, classifies a punch mark appearing in this painting; attributes it to Orioli.
Gerardo de Simone in Beato Angelico: L'alba del Rinascimento. Ed. Alessandro Zuccari et al. Exh. cat., Musei Capitolini, Rome. Milan, 2009, p. 222, under no. 31, mentions it as by Pacchiarotti.