Commissioned by the Compagnia San Benedetto in Palco (later known as the Compagnia di San Benedetto Nero) for their meeting room at Chiostro della Porta, Santa Maria Novella, Florence.
(Possibly) Pisa Cathedral (according to G.F. Waagen).
Sir James Wright, 1st Bt. (c.1717-1803), by 1792.
Edward Solly (1776-1844), London, by 1838; (+) Christie's, 8 May 1847, lot 41, as 'Raphael, possibly completed by Fra Bartolommeo'.
George Guy Greville, 4th Earl of Warwick (1818-1893), by 1857, and by descent to
Charles Guy Fulke Greville, 7th Earl of Warwick (1911-1984), Warwick Castle, Warwickshire; Christie's, 21 June 1968, lot 56.
G.F. Waagen, Kunstwerke und Künstler in England, Berlin, 1838, II pp. 3-4, as 'Raphael and Ridolfo Ghirlandaio'.
G.F. Waagen, Arts and Artists in England, London, 1838, II, pp. 188-189, as 'Raphael and Ridolfo Ghirlandaio'.
J.D. Passavant, Rafael von Urbino und sein Vater Giovanni Santi, Leipzig, 1839, I, p. 130; II, p. 414, no. 271a.
G.F. Waagen, Galleries and Cabinets of Art in Great Britain, London, 1857, IV, p. 499, as 'Raphael and Ridolfo Ghirlandaio'.
W. Bürger, Trésors d'art en Angleterre, Paris, 1865, p. 48, as 'Raphael and Fra Bartolommeo'.
J.A. Crowe and G.B. Cavalcaselle, A New History of Painting in Italy, London, 1866, III, p. 540.
J.A. Crowe and G.B. Cavalcaselle, Geschichte der italienischen Malerei, Leipzig, 1871, IV, p. 546, note 104, as 'stylistically between Ridolofo Ghirlandaio and Granacci'.
J.D. Passavant, Raphael of Urbino and His Father Giovanni Santi, London, 1872, p. 295, no. 276, as 'Raphael and assistant'.
J.A. Crowe and G.B. Cavalcaselle, Raphael: His Life and Works, London, 1885, II, pp. 558-559.
B. Berenson, The Florentine Painters of the Renaissance, London, 1907, p. 121.
J. Cartwright, The Painters of Florence, London, 1916, p. 310.
B. Berenson, The Florentine Painters of the Renaissance, London, 1909, p. 146.
J.A. Crowe and G.B. Cavalcaselle, A History of Painting in Italy, London, 1914, VI, p. 159, note 3, as 'stylistically between Ridolfo Ghirlandaio and Granacci'.
A. Graves, A Century of Loan Exhibitions: 1813-1912, London, 1913, I, p. 40, as 'Fra Bartolomeo and Raphael'; 1914, II, p. 996, as 'Raphael and Fra Bartolomeo'.
A. Venturi, Storia dell'arte italiana, Milan, 1925, IX, p. 489, note 1.
B. Berenson, Italian Painters of the Renaissance. Florentine School, London, 1963, I, p. 100.
C. von Holst, Francesco Granacci, Munich, 1974, pp. 10, 16, 19, 26, 29, 32, 71, 138-41, 145-46, 148, 150, 152, 217, no. 17, pl. 36.
P. Tomory, The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art: Catalogue of the Italian Paintings before 1800, Sarasota, 1976, p. 25, under no. 19.
L. Berti, 'Per gli inizi del Rosso Fiorentino', Bollettino d'arte, LXVII, no. 18, March-April 1983, p. 49, fig. 4.
L. Pagnotta, 'Francesco Granacci', in La pittura in Italia: Il Cinquecento, Milan, 1988, pp. 736-737.
Manchester, Art Treasures of the United Kingdom, 1857, no. 91 (in the second provisional catalogue, no. 147), as 'Raphael and Fra Bartolommeo'.