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Please note that this picture can be attributed to Ludovico Mazzolino (Ferrara c. 1480-c. 1529), as was kindly pointed out by Mr. Andrei Blitznukov to whom we are grateful.
Please note additional provenance:
L. von Bürkel, Florence; Helbing, Munich, 29 Octobre 1910, lot 20, illustrated (as Ludovico Mazzolini).
Please note additional literature:
S. Zamboni, `Ludovico Mazzolino: una primizia ed altri inediti', in: Prospettiva, XV, 1978, p. 60 (as Ludovico Mazzolino).
V. Romani, `Catalogue of the paintings by Mazzolino', in: A. Balarin, Dosso Dossi. La pittura a Ferrara negli anni del ducato di Alfonso I, Cittadella, 1995, I, p. 255, no. 183, illustrated (as Ludovico Mazzolino).
Please note that Dr. Silla Zamboni (op. cit.) dates this picture to circa 1524, the time Mazzolino painted his Caprara altarpiece.