Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 346 (Sale info: TO BE AUCTIONED).
"This is a grand picture, seriously composed, very finely painted, and rich in color. He was one of the most talented artists of the sixteenth century." " This picture is from Sir D. Mackworth's collection, and was originally in the Pallvicini Palace. It was purchased when a fine was imposed upon the principal families engaged in an attempt at insurrection." " The above inscription on the back is signed T. Thompson." [P. 29.]
Catalogue. Executrix's Sale of Mr. Thomas Thompson's Extensive and Valuable Collection of Ancient and Modern Pictures being the Most Important and Costly Collection ever offered in this Country, to be sold at auction, positively without reserve, by Henry H. Leeds & Miner, commencing on Monday, Feb. 7th, 1870, at 11 o'clock precisely, and continuing, day and evening, until all are sold, at the Leeds Art Galleries, 817 & 819 B'way, S.W. corner 12th Street, New York. They may be viewed on and after Monday, January 24th, at the Galleries as above, and at the Galleries, No. 831 Broadway, over Messrs. Campion & Stuart's Dry Goods Mart, and Dunham's Music Rooms. Printed by John Polhemus, 102 Nassau St., N.Y.