Catalogo dei quadri existenti nella galleria Manfrin in Venezia, 1856, no. 303, as Barocci.
C. Justi, Miscellaneen, 1908, vol. II, p. 233 (reproduces the present lot mistakenly as the prime version of the composition in the Toledo cathedral).
M.B. Cossío, El Greco, Madrid, 1908, pp. 36, 170-3, 188, fig. 28, as a replica.
A.L. Mayer, El Greco, Munich, 1926, no. 72a.
M. Legendre and A. Hartmann, El Greco, 1937, illustrated p. 204, as El Greco.
J. Camón Aznar, Dominico Greco, Madrid, 1950, nos. 147 and 149, fig. 81, as El Greco.
M.B. Cossío, Domenico Theotocopuli, Madrid, 1955, p. 36.
H. Wethey, El Greco and His School, Princeton, 1962, I, fig. 58; II, pp. 55-6, no. 82, as a workshop replica.
G. Manzini, L'opera completa del Greco, Milan, 1969, p. 97, no. 24e.
J. Gudiol, The Complete Paintings of El Greco, London, 1983, p. 343, no. 54, as El Greco, circa 1580-1585.
X. Bray, El Greco, exhibition catalogue, London, 2003, p. 125, under no. 21.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1972-4, (lent by Mrs. Moser).