Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 94 (Sale info: TO BE AUCTIONED).
"1569-1609. A favorite subject of this artist. His masterpiece is the Pieta, or Deposition of Christ, now in the gallery of the Vatican; and there is a mosaic of it in the Chapel of the Sacrament in St. Peter's. " This is from the private collection of Pope Gregory XIV., and is accompanied by a certificate of the Academia Veneta di Belle Arti." [P. 16.]
Catalogue of the Collection of Paintings by Celebrated Old and Modern Masters, and Statuary, belonging to N.D. Morgan, Esq., Brooklyn. The Whole on Exhibition, Friday, January 21st, at the Art Rooms, 817 Broadway. To be sold by auction Wednesday and Thursday Evenings, January 26th and 27th, Commencing at Eight o'clock. The Messrs. Leavitt, Auctioneers.