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Paolini collection, Rome.
Robert Lehman, by whom given in 1957 to
the Bob Jones University, Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.A.
with Pardo, Paris.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Monaco, 29 November 1986, lot 302, where acquired by the present owner.
PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR (LOTS 30, 31, 34, 35 AND 101-118)
R. van Marle, 'Unknown paintings by Simone Martini and his followers - I', Apollo, October 1926, pp. 164-5, illustrated.
'Beaux objets sur le marché', L'Oeil, 113, May 1964, p. 43, illustrated.
B. Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance, Central Italian and North Italian Schools, London, 1968, I, p. 6.
H.W. van Os, Marias Demut und Verherrlichung in der sienesischen Malerei 1300-1450, The Hague, 1969, pls. 69-70.
Paris, Galerie Hervé, La conquête de l'espace, 1969.